TMI

Scripture To all who mourn in Israel, He {Jesus} will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. Quote Some of our emotional wounds are so deep we wonder if we will ever heal, but don’t allow them to control you. Jesus can set you free.…

Impossible

Scripture Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised! ~Psalm 48:1, NLT Quote It is impossible to exaggerate or embellish the greatest of God. ~Ya’akov I have always struggled with telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. From early childhood, I have had the tendency to embellish. Bro. Inman said…

For The Record

Scripture Who can declare the Lord’s mighty acts or proclaim all the praise due Him? ~ Psalms 106:2 (CSB) Quote Depression is usually connected to our insolent refusal to offer praise to the LORD for His infinite goodness. ~Image Quotes I attempted to teach on humility last Wednesday night but did not demonstrate humility is my…

Whole Hearted Praise

Scripture  Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me.  ~Psalm 103:2, NLT Quote Until God opens a door, praise Him in the hall way. ~Image Quotes Do you know anyone who gives God too much praise? Have you ever heard anyone exaggerate God’s goodness?…

Strength In Unity

Scripture A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.  ~Ecclesiastes 4:12, NLT Quote If you want to go quickly, go alone: if you want to go far, go together. ~African Proverb There is absolutely no…

The Revelation Of Jesus Christ

Scripture Look! I have been standing at the door and I am constantly knocking. If anyone hears Me calling him and opens the door, I will come in and fellowship with him and he with Me. ~Revelations 3:20, LNT Quote Loving Jesus, gentle Lamb, in Thy gracious hands I am; Make me, Savior, what Thou…

The Power Of Praise

Scripture A quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping on a rainy day. Stopping her complaints is like trying to stop the wind or trying to hold something with greased hands. ~Proverbs 27:15-16, NLT Quote The great test of a persons character is the use of the tongue. ~Oswald Chambers The book of Proverbs had…

The Gift Of Communication

Scripture To answer before listening— that is folly and shame.  ~Proverbs 18:13, NIV Quote “Empty drums [barrels] make the most noise.” ~Anonymous There is a lot in Proverbs about the tongue and how we use it. Solomon said in 15:28, The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.…

Praise Jesus!

Scripture Let them praise the name of the LORD, for His name alone is exalted; His splendor is above the earth and the heavens.  ~Psalm 148:13, NLT Quote I praise Jesus because though I deserved death and hell, He by grace gave me life and heaven. ~Ya’akov Psalm 148 is another hallelujah Psalm that begins…

Pilgrims: Not Settlers

Scripture “I am tired of living among people who hate peace.” ~Psalm 120:6, NLT Quote Singing praises to God, with other like minded believers, makes the journey sweeter. ~Ya’akov Traveling conditions have improved drastically since this Psalm was written. We ride in comfortable automobiles with heated seats, AC, Bluetooth, and guidance control systems–the Jewish Pilgrims,…