Finding Jesus In A Crowd

Scripture For You stand next to the broken ones as their saving hero to rescue them from all their accusers! ~Psalm 109:31, Passion Quote If I were looking for Jesus in a crowd, I would look for Him among the children. ~Source Unknown {can’t remember} I heard a highly respected Christian leaders say, “If I…

Psalm 103

Scripture You kissed my heart with forgiveness, in spite of all I’ve done…You’ve rescued me from hell and saved my life. You have crowned me with love and mercy. ~Psalms 103:3, Passion Translation Quote Our sins can darken our awareness of God’s love, but they cannot darken the reality of His love. ~Dana Ortlund I…

Saved By A Promise

Scripture “Don’t be afraid!” David said. “I intend to show kindness to you because of my promise to your father, Jonathan. I will give you all the property that once belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will eat here with me at the king’s table!” ~2 Samuel 9:7, NLT Quote Saving faith is man’s…

Call It What It Is!

Scripture Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the abundance of Your compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. ~Psalm 51:1-2, LSB Quote Sin is deceitful: it will carry you further than you intend to go; keep you longer than you intend…

True Repentance

Scripture Against You, and You alone, have I sinned; I have done what is evil in Your sight. You will be proved right in what You say and Your judgment against me is just. ~Psalm 51:4, NLT Quote As long as you are clinging to any attempt at justifying yourself you have not truly repented. ~Martyn Lloyd Jones…

Saints Are Sinners

Scripture How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! ~Psalm 32:1, LSB Quote All saints are sinners. They cannot become holy or blessed except they confess themselves before God as sinners. ~Martin Luther I have a new book on the Psalms by Martin Luther and I am loving it. Luther says,…

Depression

Scripture My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to be…Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! ~Psalm 42:4-5, NLT Quote When the soul is downcast, choose the words of scripture over the discouragement and fear that your soul is speaking. ~Russ Resnik Russ Resnik encountered…

Fascination Of Fascinations

Scripture Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the abundance of Your compassion blot out my transgressions. ~Psalm 51:1, LSB Quote David was further along spiritually the most New Testament believers. ~Martyn Lloyd Jones When I read the above quote in Martyn Lloyd Jones devotional, I wrote in the margin,…

Our Right Hand Man

Scripture I have set Yahweh continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. ~Psalm 16:8, LSB Quote To know Jesus is saving grace, to know Him better is sanctifying grace, and to know Him completely is heavenly grace. ~Ya’akov {Adapted from a John Newton quote} When you see the…

I ‘ll Fly Away

Scripture I wish I had wings like a dove, so I could fly far away and be at peace. ~Psalm 55:6, CEV Quote Some people live in a dream world while other face reality and a rare few learn to turn one into the other. ~Doug Everett Escapism is the tendency to seek distraction and…