Tag Archives: John

Children of Light- 1 Thessalonians 5:5

Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. – 1 Thessalonians 5:5 The Gospels describe Jesus Christ as the light of the world, and He in turn told His disciples that they were the light of the world as well.  When […]

The God of all Comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort – 2 Corinthians 1:3 Where do you go for comfort? What gives you peace? How do you find rest and quiet among life’s trials and troubles? I hope your answer involves God. The Word […]

The Lord Cometh Forth – Micah 1:2-3

Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord God be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. For, behold, the Lord cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth. – Micah 1:2-3 Like many […]

Hope – Psalm 119:81

My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. – Psalm 119:81 For generations prior to the Birth of Christ, prophets, scholars, and the saints in general struggled in sin looking for full salvation. Sacrifices and offerings never dealt with the ultimate problem: sin separates us from God. Their hope and ours […]

To The Unknown God – Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you. – Acts 17:23 For much of human history, God has remained largely at a distance from the average person.  In fact God revealed Himself to […]

For Glory and Beauty – Exodus 28:2

And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother for glory and for beauty. – Exodus 28:2 There are wonderful gems hidden in the Bible. Words of great value are everywhere in it, and sometimes the most profound ideas are hidden in plain sight. No where is this more true than in the ceremonies […]

Sent from God – John 1:6

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. – John 1:6 Today’s verse is such a simple statement, but it is packed with information and insights about God, the nature of His involvement with mankind and the mission of one specific man named John. Referring to John the Baptist, the Apostle John […]

Abide In Him – 1 John 2:6

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked. – 1 John 2:6 Abide is not a word most of us use daily, but the idea of abiding love or referring to our homes as an abode are not so uncommon. When we abide, we live in […]

Love Peaceably With All Men – Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. – Romans 12:18 Sometimes the biggest challenge we face is being peaceable. Making peace can be difficult, and when we face real injustice as well as lesser slights, we can grow angry and frustrated. We may dream of ways to […]

A Fountain of Life – Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death. – Proverbs 14:27 Have you ever heard of the parasympathetic nervous system? This vital function heightens your awareness, improving reaction time, and pumps adrenaline into your muscles, making you stronger and faster. Hence, it is called the fight […]