The Eight Day

Scripture On exactly the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the crops of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the LORD for seven days, with a rest on the first day and a rest on the eighth day. ~Leviticus 23:39, NASB Quote The ‘Gathering of the Eighth Day’…

We Need A Little Christmas NOW!

Scripture No enemy attacking the walls, but peace everywhere. No crime in our streets. Yes, happy are those whose God is the LORD {Jehovah}. ~Psalm 144:15, TLB Quote As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in His peace. ~F.B. Meyer I am reading through the Psalms in the NiRV and I read Psalm 144 yesterday. It…

This Old House

Scripture For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down, we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands. ~2 Corinthians 5:1, NLT Quote We are all wayfarers, but the believer knows it and accepts it: he is…

No Future In Idolatry

Scripture So the Israelites went up to Baal-perazim, and David defeated the Philistines there… The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David ordered that they be burned in the fire. ~1 Chronicles 14:11-12 (CSB) Quote Break down every idol, cast out every foe—Now wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. ~James L. Nicholson…

Torn Between The Two

Scripture I am torn between the two, I long to depart and be with Christ–which is far better–but to remain in the flesh is more necessary for your sake. ~Philippians 1:23, CSB Quote Our greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ~William James I cannot lie, I have had…

Isaiah Sixty-Twenty

Scripture Your sun will no longer set, and your moon will not fade; for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and the days of your sorrow will be over. ~Isaiah 60:20 Quote “A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.” ~C.S. {Jack} Lewis Isaiah 60 reminds me of…

Certain Hope

Scripture This certain hope of being saved is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls, connecting us with God Himself behind the sacred curtains of heaven. ~Hebrews 6:19, LNT Quote “My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus blood and righteousness.” ~Edward Mote There are two word pictures in the text: that of…

Celebrating The Promotion

  Scripture Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints. ~Psalm 116:15, NKJV Quote To live is Christ, to die is a promotion. ~Ya’akov I grew up on the King James and most of the verses I memorized are in the King James version so naturally, I reverted by to the AV…

A Guide Beats A Map

Scripture Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.” ~John 14:6, NLT Quote Trust the LORD with all your heart and He will show you the right path. ~Solomon I know all the area hospital well and even those in Birmingham…

Mansion Over The Hill Top

Scripture “There is still one thing you haven’t done. Sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” ~Luke 18:22, NLT Quote Those who lay up treasures in heaven, look forward to going there and have no trouble saying ‘Goodbye’ to this…