“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” vs44 It takes everything that you have to be a child of God and enjoy Christ. It is not something … Continue reading “All That He Has” (Matt 13:44)
“And the LORD said to Abraham, ‘Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Shall I surely bear a child, since I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.’ But Sarah denied it, saying, … Continue reading “Is Anything Too Hard for the Lord?” (Gen 18:13-15)
”Do not say, ‘I will repay evil’; Wait for the Lord, and He will save you.” vs22 This is our instruction, “Wait for the Lord, and He will save you”. Do not take matters into your hands like Saul, but wait on His salvation, strength, and blessing, believing God instead of self. Christ waited on … Continue reading “Wait for the Lord” (Prov 20:22)
“And he said, ‘Please, show me Your glory.” (vs18) This is the greatest request in all the world, “Please, show me Your glory”, and it’s the glory of God that thrills us and breaks the bondage of this world. We don’t know how lost we are until we see Him forgiving us from sin, known … Continue reading “Show Me Your Glory” (Ex 33:18)
“But it has happened to them according to the true proverb: ‘A dog returns to his own vomit,’ and, ‘a pig, having washed, to her wallowing in the mire.’” (2 Pet 2:22) We don't want to go back to the sewer that we came out of. Our hope is grace in Christ, confessing our sins, … Continue reading I Don’t Want to Go Back!
“For not even those who are circumcised keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may glory in your flesh.” Nobody keeps the law, not a single person on earth, save the Lord Jesus who finished it and took it away. He is the One that we look to, not our … Continue reading No One Keeps the Law (Gal 6:13)
I am told that, in the olden times, on Christmas Day, it was the custom in country villages for the squire always to fill with good things whatever vessels the poor people brought up to the hall, that they might have a Christmas dinner. It was strange how big the basins grew year after year. … Continue reading God’s Abounding Generosity