Devotional Thought for Today – 10/25/2022

Matthew 5:1-12 CONTEXT from Matthew 5 begins what is known as Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. The size of the crowds following Jesus by this point in His ministry has become massive. People come from great distances in every direction to see His miracles of healing and hear His compelling teaching. The crowd includes … More Devotional Thought for Today – 10/25/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 03/29/2022

CONTEXT: This verse confirms three things, first Jesus was sinless, an unblemished sacrifice. Second that only through Christ the Holy unblemished sacrifice can a man be reconciled to God. Third Christ was a willing (and therefore) humble sacrifice. Servanthood: Humility in Action “‘Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, and whoever … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/29/2022

Devotional Thought for Today – 08/12/21

JAMES 4:6 CONTEXT: Chapter 4 continues where 3 leaves off, reminding the reader that seeking after self, worldly gains, and wisdom will only lead to conflict within the church and their personal lives. Matthew Henry divides it as follows: Here are cautions against corrupt affections, and love of this world, which is enmity to God. … More Devotional Thought for Today – 08/12/21

Devotional Thought for Today – 05/04/2021

2 Chronicles 7 As always context is here is so important. The immediate context of v.14 tells us that King Solomon has finished the Temple and the fact that God will send judgment upon the land in the form of drought, locusts, or pestilence for their disobedience. God hears Solomon’s prayer but gives him this dire warning … More Devotional Thought for Today – 05/04/2021

A Man on Mission

A Man on Mission John Calvin’s gaze was Godward. He was a pious man, driven by God’s majesty and a love for Scripture. His holy pursuit, as we shall see, was to live according to Isaiah’s timeless wisdom, “… But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite … More A Man on Mission

Strife or Vainglory

Philippians 2:1-5 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, 2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of … More Strife or Vainglory

Humble Yourself

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (1 Peter 5:5 ESV) Igualmente, jóvenes, estad sujetos a los ancianos; y todos, sumisos unos a otros, revestíos de humildad; porque: Dios resiste a los soberbios, … More Humble Yourself