Water From The Storm

Scripture The earth shook, the skies rained, and the clouds dropped water. ~Judges 5:4, NCV Quote When your parched souls cry out for the Living Water, seek not beneath you but look above. ~Amos R. Wells Today’s text comes from the event in which God gave marvelous victory to Deborah and Barak in their battle …

Words

Scripture “No one ever spoke the way this man does.” ~John 7:46, NIV Quote A word is a thought expressed. ~Ya’akov Jesus is the LOGOS, the living WORD, He is the expression of the mind of God. You’ve heard the expression, “speak your mind,” and this is exactly what God did in Christ, He spoke …

The Age Old Dilemma

Scripture “Look at these men of arrogance; they never have to lift a finger—theirs is a life of ease; and all the time their riches multiply.” ~Psalm 73:12, TLB Quote Every world view depends on perspective. ~Ya’akov Psalm 73 was edited by Asaph but the material is probably David’s. Both David and Job wrestled with …

Falling Short

Scripture May the reign of this son of mine be as gentle and fruitful as the springtime rains upon the grass—like showers that water the earth! ~Psalm 72:6, TLB Quote To avoid needless disappointment, keep your eyes on Jesus and your expectations of humans low. ~Ya’akov David had many sons. If my memory is correct …

An Oxymoron

Scripture Make haste, O God, to deliver me! Make haste to help me, O Lord. ~Psalm 70:1, MEV Quote “God never needs to be called upon to hasten. He is never tarrying uselessly or carelessly.” ~G. Campbell Morgan Years ago, we were in REVIVAL at DBC and I had Randy Sharp leading the music and …

Found My Life Verse

Scripture O God, you know so well how stupid I am, and you know all my sins. ~Psalm 69:5, TLB Quote If you see yourself as a little sinner…You will see Jesus as a little Savior. ~Martin Luther As I was conversing with some old friends Sunday night at the picnic, one of my less than …

Friendship

Scripture There are “friends” who pretend to be friends, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. ~Proverbs 18:24, TLB Quote Friendship is the greatest of worldly goods. ~C.S. Lewis I am not a fan of Solomon; he was a spoiled rich kid who wasted the later part of his life in …

No One Is Perfect

Scripture Well, now I’ve done it! I’ve made a complete fool of myself by going on like this. But it’s not all my fault; you put me up to it. ~2 Corinthians 12:11, MSG Quote It is a poor dog indeed, that cannot wag it’s own tail. ~Naola Bailey I do not know what laymen …

Cheerful Giving

Scripture He {God} gives you something you can then give away…so that you can be generous in every way, producing with us great praise to God. ~2 Corinthians 9:12-14, MSG Quote God is a generous giver and His desire for us is that we be like Him. ~Ya’akov We had an offering each night at …

Whole World Worship

Scripture How awe-inspiring are your deeds, O God! How great Your power! No wonder Your enemies surrender! All the earth shall worship You and sing of Your glories.  ~Psalm 66:3-4, TLB Quote Atheism is a temporary condition: someday every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is LORD. ~Anonymous I don’t watch …