Category Archives: following God

July 16th-Repentance, then, plays not just a part of our acceptance of Jesus’ atonement for our sins, but an ongoing role, due to our daily stumbling and misadventures.

Jeremiah 15: 19 Therefore, thus says the LORD, “If you return, then I will restore you— Before Me you will stand; And if you extract the precious from the worthless, You will become My spokesman. They for their part may … Continue reading

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July 14th-Pride is one of the easiest sins into which we slip.

Jeremiah 9: 23Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; 24but let him who boasts boast … Continue reading

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July 11th- Indeed, sometimes the potter will need to bend, flatten, or cut into the clay to make his product.

Isaiah 64: 8 But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand. A simple but great analogy here in verse 8 has been … Continue reading

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July 8th-His word will bring meaning for us, every day.

Isaiah 55: 10 “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth And making it bear and sprout, And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater; … Continue reading

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June 28th-notice this is “in that day”, so pride here seems to be separated for a time before the fall

Isaiah 25: 9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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June 25th-This is a simple but tough principle; prayer in a position of pride effectively is no prayer at all.

Isaiah 16: 12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail. This is a simple but tough principle; prayer … Continue reading

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June 22nd-We must wait on Him, seek His face, and wait yet some more, eagerly seeking His face.

As we wait, as we kneel and pray, will we pray, pray to the point where we “know” the ground on which we kneel? A most interesting thought. Isaiah 8: 17And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding … Continue reading

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