What magnificent imagery is found in this verse. Unless you have lived your life in a barren desert landscape, everyone has seen trees and shrubs near a waters edge. Their roots always meandering towards the water, fot even seem to know where to find their source of life. So, too, it is with True Believers, … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/21/2023
Instead of the normal references to scripture and context here please see this link to our series on Beatitudes “Persecution.” (note that the series pulls up in reverse order.) The other day we had a post entitled War on Prayer by Atheists, Socialists & Communists: (update). To that post, we received an interesting response on a … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/20/2023
Galatians 6 Chapter Context from MHCC: This chapter chiefly consists of two parts. In the former the apostle gives us several plain and practical directions, which more especially tend to instruct Christians in their duty to one another, and to promote the communion of saints in love (v. 1-10). In the latter he revives the … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/09/2023
2 SAMUEL 6 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: The obscurity of the ark, during the reign of Saul, had been as great a grievance to Israel as the insults of the Philistines. David, having humbled the Philistines and mortified them in gratitude for that favour, and in pursuance of his designs for the public welfare, is … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/27/2023
We continue our “Series in “Genesis.” BEFORE READING GENESIS 19, I RECOMMEND READING JOHN GILL’S INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS GENESIS 19 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: The contents of this chapter we have, 2 Pt. 2:6-8, where we find that “God, turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them with an overthrow, and delivered … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/25/2023
PROVERBS 14 Gill’s Exposition of the Entire Bible – Do they not err that devise evil?…. Certainly they do; they go astray from the right way, from the word of truth, from the Gospel of Christ, who contrive schemes to commit sin, and do mischief to their neighbours; or who “plough” (t) it, and sow … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/23/2023
Give Honor to the Triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit | Matthew Henry Method of Prayer https://www.matthewhenry.org/1-11-esv/ From Keach’s Catechism
We continue our “Series in “Genesis.” BEFORE READING GENESIS 18, I RECOMMEND READING JOHN GILL’S INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS GENESIS 18 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: We have an account in this chapter of another interview between God and Abraham, probably within a few days after the former, as the reward of his cheerful obedience to the … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/20/2023
Isaiah 40:28-31 Our Response to God’s Power Tuesday, February 14, 2023 “Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength. . . . They will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary” (Isaiah 40:31). Relying on God’s power gives us the confidence to live as Christians.
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