Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Old Testament

Observing The Ministry Of Jesus

PSALM 107:8-9 – Let them thank the Lord for His steadfast love, for His wondrous works to the children of man! For He satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul He fills with good things. THEME OF THE DAY. OBSERVING THE MINISTRY OF JESUS. Today’s scripture captures the whole ministry of our Lord Jesus. I know that is a bold statement.…

The Wonderful Word “Nevertheless”

PSALM 106:43-46 – Many times he delivered them, but they were rebellious in their purposes and were brought low through their iniquity. Nevertheless, he looked upon their distress, when he heard their cry. For their sake he remembered his covenant, and relented according to the abundance of his steadfast love. He caused them to be pitied by all those who held them…

Forgetting God: A Psalm Of Warning

PSALM 103:1-2 – Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits . . . THEME OF THE DAY. FORGETTING GOD: A PSALM OF WARNING. We forget things. It might be small or big things. And forgetfulness is part of the fall in…

Keep It Relational

PSALM 105:3-4 – Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice! Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! THEME OF THE DAY. KEEP IT RELATIONAL. When we read our Bibles remember three important things. First, context. Don’t isolate a verse on its own. Look before and after to get the setting of…

Being Overwhelmed

PSALM 94:19 – When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul. THEME OF THE DAY. BEING OVERWHELMED. Probably not a few of us are feeling today’s theme – being overwhelmed. I am sure we may sit down and discuss the topic at length. However, I wonder if in our conversation, there is only one side of the topic.…

Handling The Things Of God

1 SAMUEL 5:6–12 – The hand of the Lord was heavy against the people of Ashdod, and he terrified and afflicted them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territory. And when the men of Ashdod saw how things were, they said, “The ark of the God of Israel must not remain with us, for his hand is hard against us and against…