Worshiping God – Psalm 51:17

Worship God in Truth and in Spirit My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit;     a broken and contrite heart     you, God, will not despise. Spiritually Spent The attitude of our heart is very important in Worship.  Worship is not only about praise, but also about humility in brokenness.  When we go to worship God,Continue reading “Worshiping God – Psalm 51:17”

Sleeping in Christ – Isaiah 57:1-2

And We Await His Coming 1 The righteous perish,     and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away,     and no one understands that the righteous are taken away     to be spared from evil. 2 Those who walk uprightly     enter into peace;     they find rest as they lie in death. Slumbering Saints What happensContinue reading “Sleeping in Christ – Isaiah 57:1-2”

Combat Training with God – 1 Timothy 2:1-3

Prayer to Provide Potentates with Power and Protection 1 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 whoContinue reading “Combat Training with God – 1 Timothy 2:1-3”

The Peace of God – Philippians 4:6-7

What Everyone is Looking for – Inner Peace 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Anxious Anticipation It is so easy toContinue reading “The Peace of God – Philippians 4:6-7”

The Fear of God – Deuteronomy 10:12-13

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge 12 And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, 13 and toContinue reading “The Fear of God – Deuteronomy 10:12-13”

The Truth of God – John 14:6

Truth and Lies Cannot Commingle Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Lethal Lies Jesus declared Himself to be The Truth.  It is not just a state of being; it is a title: the way (Greek hE hodos) the truth (GreekContinue reading “The Truth of God – John 14:6”

Loving God – Deuteronomy 6:4-5

Trinitarian is not Polytheistic 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Only One God greatly desires to reveal Himself to us through the scriptures.  In this passage, God reveals that He isContinue reading “Loving God – Deuteronomy 6:4-5”

A Promise of God – Deuteronomy 6:8

When God makes promises, circumstances change. “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Not Just for Joshua The author of Hebrews took to heart that this promise was not just for Joshua, son of Nun,Continue reading “A Promise of God – Deuteronomy 6:8”

Perspective of God – Matthew 25:21-22

21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ isContinue reading “Perspective of God – Matthew 25:21-22”

Knowledge of God – Philippians 1:9-11

9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, 10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, 11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory andContinue reading “Knowledge of God – Philippians 1:9-11”

Submission to God – Colossians 3:1-4

1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is your life, appears,Continue reading “Submission to God – Colossians 3:1-4”

Worshiping God – Deuteronomy 6:5

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Worship comes from the heart.  The Bible says in Matthew 15:18-19, 18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them. 19 For out of the heart come evilContinue reading “Worshiping God – Deuteronomy 6:5”

Combat Training with God – Romans 13:1-2

1 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. The United StatesContinue reading “Combat Training with God – Romans 13:1-2”

Walking with God – Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. This is a very famously quoted passage in scripture.  But there’s more here than meets the eye.  The NIV translates the firstContinue reading “Walking with God – Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)”