Tag Archives: Obedience

Subject – Romans 13:5

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. – Romans 13:5 We are all subjects. This may sound old-fashioned or even opposed to the idea of freedom as we think of it today. However, it’s true. We are all subject to obey the laws of the land, the […]

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 […]

My Father’s Name – John 5:43

I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. – John 5:43 When Jesus Christ met opposition, He did not respond in the way you might expect. He was accused of heresy, blasphemy, insurrection and being possessed, but His most […]

What is it to you? – John 21:22

Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me. – John 21:22 Meditation: Do you realize that God knows all about you? Really. He doesn’t simply have a generic understanding of human beings or people like you. He knows about you as an […]

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 […]

Great Peace – Psalm 119:165

Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. – Psalm 119:165 Meditation:  Are you disturbed by the world around you?  Is your heart troubled by sin?  If so, then let me point you to the solution: love of God’s law.   When I think of the law, I often think […]

There Is Liberty- 2Corinthians 3:17

2 Corinthians 3:17 – Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. Freedom and Liberty.  These ideas are treasured.  However, many do not understand how liberty is accomplished and maintained.  On one hand there is discretion, and on the other is licentiousness.  Liberty is where we […]