Archives for October 2017

God’s Passionate Love

November 1 – Today’s Readings - Song of Solomon 1-3 and Psalms 121 In the Song of Solomon, we find one of the great love stories of the Bible. If this is your first time through this book, you need to be aware of a couple of things. First - if the language seems somewhat sexually suggestive, it's because God is deliberately trying to use the language of romance to speak about how He loves the Continue Reading

But I Hate Discipline!

October 31 – Today’s Readings - Hebrews 12-13 As usual, I have to limit myself to a very small portion of these two chapters. My head is swimming with all the amazing teaching this book provides. Let's focus on chapter 12:5-11; “‘My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he Continue Reading

Me? A Saint?

October 30 – Today’s Readings Hebrews 10-11 and Psalms 120 I would like to outline a theological point for you this morning. Have you ever thought of yourself as "perfect"? If the answer is yes, then I venture other people would consider you deluded, conceited and very much deceived. Consider this however - according to the author of Hebrews - you ARE perfect! Hebrews 10:14 reads, "Because Continue Reading

The Word Of God

October 29 – Today’s Reading – Psalms 119 Previously, on April 28, I sent out an overview of all that the Word of God actively accomplishes in our lives - the way it keeps us on track and the power it brings to the life of a believer. Today I want to focus in on a small portion of Psalm 119. Verses: 9-11; "How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. I seek you with Continue Reading

What Did He Leave In His Will?

October 28 – Today’s Readings - Hebrews 7-9 and Psalms 118 A "will" - a "covenant" - a "testament" - a "bequest" - all these words are interrelated and have great meaning for our lives. We are living in the days of the New Testament. We are in the New Covenant. Jesus has written His Will and you're in it! God the Father has bequeathed great things to you! Years ago Linda and I went to the Continue Reading