Daily Devotional – Preserved From Evil

Psalm 121:7-8 (KJV and RVR 1960)  CONTEXT: This is another of those verses often taken greatly out of context. As I have an EARLY morning appointment, I will offer a few trusted commentaries today instead of my normal exposition.  Suffice it to say that on the surface the phase above, taken on it own, seemsContinue reading “Daily Devotional – Preserved From Evil”

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 contriteContinue reading “A Man on Mission”

God’s Sovereignty and Man

Sovereign Grace and Man’s Responsibility August 1, 1858 by C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892) “But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me. But to Israel he saith, all day long I have stretched forth my hands untoContinue reading “God’s Sovereignty and Man”

Daily Devotional – Bless the Lord

It is easy to thank God for the big things in life. Here David reminds us that we should have a start everyday attitude of praise for the one who has redeemed our souls. – Mike  Bendice, alma mía, a Jehová, Y bendiga todo mi ser su santo nombre. 2 Bendice, alma mía, a Jehová, YContinue reading “Daily Devotional – Bless the Lord”

Daily Devotional – Lead Me O Lord

Psalm 5:8  Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face. (KJV)  Guíame, Jehová, en tu justicia, a causa de mis enemigos; Endereza delante de mí tu camino.  (RVR 1960) Context: This is a Psalm or prayer v.1 Give ear to my words, O Lord, v.2 Hearken unto the voiceContinue reading “Daily Devotional – Lead Me O Lord”

Daily Devotion – Known, Set Apart and Appointed

  “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you [and approved of you as My chosen instrument], And before you were born I consecrated you [to Myself as My own]; I have appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” (AMP) Antes que te formase en el vientre te conocí, y antes queContinue reading “Daily Devotion – Known, Set Apart and Appointed”

God’s Love

Image Source If I had to pick a parallel New Testament verse that helps (me) get the message of Isaiah 59:1-2 it has to be Romans 8:38-39. I know some of you are scratching your heads thinking what is he thinking but hear me out. Like most folks I read Romans and am greatly reassured.Continue reading “God’s Love”

Weightier Matters of the Law

Matthew 23:23–24 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees…you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness” (v. 23). The Social Gospel movement, which arose in America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries under the inspiration of theological liberalism, downplayed sin and reducedContinue reading “Weightier Matters of the Law”

The Greatest Commandments

Matthew 22:34–40  “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. … You shall love your neighbor as yourself” – (vv. 37–39)  …The commandment to love is an order to do something; thus, we are to love others, serving them even if we do notContinue reading “The Greatest Commandments”

PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 16 & 17 July

GOD’S FAITHFULNESS God himself hath said, I will never, never forsake you – Hebrews 13:5 (Weymouth) Whatever God can do, he unquestionably will do, if he has promised it. – John Calvin Two negatives make an affirmative in grammar, but ten thousand will not make one in divinity. – Thomas Goodwin THOUGHTS The thoughts ofContinue reading “PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 16 & 17 July”