Tag Archives: Paul

The Difficulty of the Gospel – 1 John 4:8

1 John 4:8 – He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. Meditation:  The Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ is wonderful.  The New Testament is filled with expressions of how the amazing gracious Truth of God took bodily form and lived among mankind.  This amazing fact alone cannot be grasped without […]

Receive One Another – Romans 15:7

Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God. – Romans 15:7 Meditation:  One of my very favorite things is spending time with fellow Christians.  Thankfully I am blessed to be able to get along with most everyone, but it is a special pleasure knowing that those around you […]

Give Ear – Jeremiah 13:15

Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken. – Jeremiah 13:15 Meditation:  Most of us are not good listeners.  We would rather be heard than hear others.  This extension of natural selfishness is not surprising, but it is one of the most prevalent and annoying attributes.  Therefore, the prophet tells […]

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, […]

The LORD reigneth – Psalms 97:1

The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. – Psalms 97:1 Meditation:  Lest we forget, our God reigns.  He reigns in Heaven.  He reigns on Earth.  Praise God for His mercy and grace!  Praise the Lord for His majesty and holiness!  For all that is good, praise the […]

Hold Not Thy Peace – Acts 18:9-10

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:  For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city. – ​Acts 18:9-10 Meditation:  The Apostles had much trouble in […]

They Which Creep Into Houses – 2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts – 2 Timothy 3:6 Meditation:   Since the beginning of time there have countless philosophies and so-called self-help schemes to guide people in equally countless directions.  From political and economic philosophies to mental growth […]