Incredible

Scripture “Then astonishment seized them all, and they glorified God. They were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen incredible things today.” ~Luke 5:26, NET Quote There is not an adjective in the English language which fully describes the person and worth of Jesus but incredible will do for now. ~Ya’akov The above text out of Luke …

He Spoke

Scripture For He spoke, and it came to be; He commanded and it stood firm. ~Psalm 33:9, NRSV Quote Horse power is not the answer; no one gets by on human strength alone. ~Eugene Peterson As I was reading Psalm 33, verse 9 really captured my attention and I thought about a companion verse in …

Two Worlds

Scripture By faith we understand that the worlds were set in order at God’s command, so that the visible has its origin in the invisible. ~Hebrews 11:3, NET Quote Face reality now or one day reality will face us. ~Ya’akov Worlds plural is found only once in the bible {NASB/NET} and it is here in Hebrews 11:3 …

Asininisms

Scripture In reply all the people said, Let his blood be on us and on our children!” ~Matthew 27:25, NET Quote Sin, all sin, is utterly stupid. ~Ya’akov There is no need to look up the word ‘asininism’ because it is not in the dictionary, yet. I made it up yesterday morning. An asininism is an extremely ridiculous and stupid statement. Pilate knew …

The Reprobate Mind

Scripture And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient. ~Romans 1:28, KJV Quote This world is riddled with evils, mysteries and troubles beyond human grasping or fixing. ~Timothy Keller Joe David’s sermon yesterday morning …

Choose Life

Scripture “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants.” ~Deuteronomy 30:19, NASB Quote “Every abortion is a matter of LIFE and DEATH.” ~Ya’akov Since the very first moment those …

Yada, Yada

Scripture Then I acknowledged [yada] my sin to you, and I did not hide my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the guilt of my sin. ~Psalm 32:5 Quote Never trust anyone who does not confess their sins. ~Ya’akov I have blogged before on this often used …