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Matthew 25:35-36 – For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.

May It Never Be

PSALM 69:20 – Reproaches have broken my heart, so that I am in despair. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none. THEME OF THE DAY. MAY IT NEVER BE. The worst thing which may be said of any Christian or local church is what David said in today’s scripture – “I looked for pity,…

The Ministry Of The Word

PSALM 107:20 – He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction. THEME OF THE DAY. THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD. Today’s scripture points us to two of the purposes for which God gave us His Word – healing and deliverance. Into the New Testament, the Apostle Paul informs us of two more purposes – instruction and…

The People God Uses

MATTHEW 21:42-44 – Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: “ ‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’? 43 Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits. 44 And…

Desperate People And Jesus

MATTHEW 8:1-3 – When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. THEME OF THE DAY. DESPERATE PEOPLE AND…

The Best Gifts We May Give

2 CORINTHIANS 8:1-5 – We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia, for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond…

A Neighborhood Walk

PSALM 126:5–6 – Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy! He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, bringing his sheaves with him. THEME OF THE DAY. A NEIGHBORHOOD WALK. As I walked my dog early this morning and Jake made his customary “sniffing stops”, I glanced around the…