Tag Archives: James

The Christ – Matthew 16:16

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. – Matthew 16:16 Meditation:  Are you a real Christian or an imaginary one?  Let me put it another way.  Who is Jesus of Nazareth?  This is the most important question a person can ask in this life, becaue the […]

Our Sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God – 2 Corinthians 3:5 Meditation:  Where does your goodness come from?  Yourself?  Nope.  Jesus said that none is good but God.  (Matthew 19:17).  All good things come from God (James 1:17). Like the Apostle Paul, […]

A Way To Escape – 1 Corinthians 10:13

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13 Meditation:  Temptations […]

He Heareth Us – 1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:  And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. – 1 John 5:14-15 Meditation:  Who is listening when […]

Swift to hear – James 1:19

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: – James 1:19 Meditation:  I am a talker by nature.  I love a great conversation and even more a good story.  Learning to listen has taken time and experience for me.  From observation, I believe many people struggle […]

Number Our Days – Psalm 99:12

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. – Psalm 90:12 Meditation:  “Live like you are dying.”  “You only live once.” “Carpe diem.”  Each generation grasps the reality that our mortal lives are short and too often wasted.  The reaction to this realization varies greatly from dropping everything […]

Is any sick among you? – James 5:14

Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord ​- James 5:14 Meditation:  I am so happy to know that God heals the sick.  By the Creator’s providential care, we have bodies that can […]