Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/24/2023


Chapter CONTEXT from Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete): The apostle, having fully explained the doctrine of justification, and pressed the necessity of sanctification, in this chapter applies himself to the consolation of the Lord’s people. Ministers are helpers of the joy of the saints. “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” so runs our commission, Isa. 40:1. It is the will of God that his people should be a comforted people. And we have here such a draught of the gospel charter, such a display of the unspeakable privileges of true believers, as may furnish us with abundant matter for joy and peace in believing, that by all these immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation. Many of the people of God have, accordingly, found this chapter a well-spring of comfort to their souls, living and dying, and have sucked and been satisfied from these breasts of consolation, and with joy drawn water out of these wells of salvation. There are three things in this chapter: I. The particular instances of Christians’ privileges (v. 1-28). II. The ground thereof laid in predestination (v. 29, 30). III. The apostle’s triumph herein, in the name of all the saints (v. 31 to the end).

For years I have heard folks use the term “Spirit Led” like it was some special condition or something given out only to those who are really tuned into God. Here in Romans 8 we clearly see that ALL TRUE BELIEVERS/sons [and daughters] of God are “Spirit Led”. Being Spirit Led is simply yielding to the indwelling Holy Spirit doing His job in us. Lest we think this, being Spirit Led, is some new concept, just for “New Testament” “Christians” only look at:

The Holy Spirit has been active in all of God’s work from before creation and onward. To try and minimize His work set forth in the Bible to just a “few” folks on special occasions is to limit the power and sovereignty of God.

Here is a great example of someone who is being “Spirit Led”


The Spirit-Led Life: Assurance as a Spirit-Produced Reality

Led By the Spirit

Spirit-Led Worship in a Self-Centered Age (YouTube)

Type “The Holy Spirit” in the upper right search box for many posts on this subject


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We hope you become informed readers and citizens based both Biblically and upon our founding fathers: Acts 17:10-12, 2 Tim 2:14-16, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine.

Does God exist? Only half of Americans say a definite yes

Leading Scientist: The Universe Points to the Existence of God, From the Daily Citizen:

Undistracted by Spiritual Isolationism

The Evidence on Mary, Queen of Heaven, is a Complete Vacuum

The One Big Reason Church Attendance Is Declining (and Most Church Leaders Are Unaware)

How to Combat the Communist Attacks on Christianity: Don’t Give an Inch

Op-ed: Exposing evil and lies is only the first step

Gratitude Multiplies When We Give It To God

Praying for the Persecuted Church

India State Still Tense After 400 Churches Burned, 60 Christians Killed 

Incoherence in Defense of Legal Abortion, Writing in World Magazine,

BREAKING NEWS: Senate Passes Fetal Heartbeat Act

Why the World Is Running Out of Babies

South Carolina Legislature Passes Heartbeat Law Saving Babies From Abortion

Abortionist Quit and Became Pro-Life When She Read a Bible Verse

Professor who cursed students and destroyed pro-life display fired only after threatening the life of a reporter

Durham Report’s Deep State Revelations ‘Should Shock Every American’

ICYMI: Biden’s Border Chaos Is Neither an Accident, Nor Incompetence. It’s Intentional.

Rebutting 7 False Claims in Debt Limit Fight

Appeals Court Returns Counterfeit Ballot Case to Lower Court; VoterGA Seeks Recusal to Prevent Obstruction of Ballot Inspection

Tennessee Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Teachers from Forced Gender Ideology, Leading Research Offers Strong Support, From the Daily Citizen:

North Carolina Governor Suggests Empowering Parents in Education Constitutes a “State of Emergency”, from Fox News.

Red Alert: TSA Now Wants Biometric Data to Fly

Rand survey finds level of extremism among veterans same as public

Target Takes Wokeness a Huge Step Further – This Is Horribly Evil

Top 10 Companies That Ignore First Amendment Rights

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