Prayer

Scripture  But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you. ~Matthew 6:6, NLT Quote When you pray, have no other motive than to know your Heavenly Father more intimately. ~Oswald Chambers {My Utmost, Sept. 16}…

Gentle Instruction

Scripture Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth.Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap. For they have been held captive by him to do whatever he wants. ~2 Timothy 2:26, NLT Quote Everything changes when we…

Hard Hearts

Scripture I said, ‘Plant the good seeds of righteousness and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you.’ ~Hosea 10:12, NLT Quote There shall be showers of blessing Oh, that today they might fall Now…

Salt Of The Earth

Scripture  “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. Quote We are the salt of the earth, not the sugar. Our ministry is to purify, not just change the…

Involuntary Response

Scripture Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. ~Ephesians 4:31-32, NLT Quote  Prayer is an acknowledgement of our helplessness: We will never pray as long as…

Life Under The Fig Tree

Scripture “How do you know about me?” Nathanael asked. Jesus replied, “I could see you under the fig tree before Philip found you.” Quote Worship God in private. Then when God gives you release, the unseen life that no one saw other than God will be released. ~Oswald Chambers Evidently, Nathanael was trying to hide. What…

To be “Woke” or Unwoke, that is the Question

Scripture Every curse written against us in the Law of Moses has come true. Yet we have refused to seek mercy from the Lord our God by turning from our sins and recognizing his truth. ~Daniel 9:13, NLT Quote To be “Woke” in the modern sense means that you are aware of everyone’s sins except…

Out Of You

Scripture He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” ~John 7:38, NASB Quote God rarely allows a soul to see how great a blessing he or she is to others. ~Oswald Chambers {Sept.6th, My Utmost} I am not sure what scripture Jesus is referring…

Price Of Redemption

Scripture They trust in their wealth and boast of their abundant riches. Yet these cannot redeem a person or pay his ransom to God—since the price of redeeming him is too costly, one should forever stop trying so that he may live forever and not see the Pit. Quote SALVATION is by grace alone, through faith alone and in Christ alone.…

Chief Of Sinners

Scripture This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief. ~1 Timothy 1:15, NKJV Quote I hate sin. It makes me feel miserable. How can anyone love it? ~Ya’akov I don’t know when or if the truth {that life is…