Human Nature

Scripture Many people noticed the signs Jesus was displaying and, seeing they pointed straight to God, entrusted their lives to Him. But Jesus didn’t entrust His life to them. He knew them inside and out, He knew how untrustworthy they were. ~John 2;23-35, MSG Quote Love people; trust no one to be perfect other than …

Motives

Scripture People may be pure in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their motives. ~Proverbs 16:2, NLT Quote You are loved for Christ sake, not because your heart and life are perfect. ~Timothy Keller It takes a while for the gospel of grace to sink in to the human spirit. I was saved from …

Vain Religion

Scripture Even while you fast, you keep oppressing your workers. ~Isaiah 58:3, NLT Quote Don’t get into the rat race: even if you win, you are still a rat. ~Gilda Radner The Jews that Isaiah addresses in chapter 58 are very religious. They observe days of fasting where they deny the flesh and sleep on …

Valley Of Tears

Scripture When they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. The autumn rains will clothe it with blessings. ~Psalm 84:6, NLT Quote The death of Jesus for our sins means that someday God the Father can judge and destroy all evil and suffering without destroying us in the …

Pilgrims Pike

Scripture And a causeway will appear there; it will be called the WAY OF HOLINESS. No one unclean will pass along it; it will become a pilgrim’s way, and no fool will trespass on it. ~Isaiah 35:8, REB Quote No matter what your question is: Jesus is the answer. ~Ya’akov What should we call this …

The Great Conspiracy

Scripture They devise a cunning plot against Your people and conspire against those You treasure. ~Psalm 83:3, REB Quote Fads are not planned, they just happen: conspiracies are the products of a definite plan. ~Ya’akov I neither trust the media or the left [democrats]: both are proven masters of propaganda. Tommy Tuberville says that we …