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Month: July 2019

This should not make you wives feel unworthy, but let it make you glad for all the different ways the Lord blesses His families through you—whatever those ways may be.

This should not make you wives feel unworthy, but let it make you glad for all the different ways the Lord blesses His families through you—whatever those ways may be.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 31:10-31 ESV Text: Proverbs 31:10-31 Proverbs 31:10–31 (Listen) The Woman Who Fears the Lord 10   1 An excellent wife who can find?    She is far more precious than jewels.11   The heart of her husband trusts in her,    and he will have no lack of gain.12   She does him good, and not harm,    all the days of her life.13   She seeks wool and flax,    and works with willing hands.14   She is like the ships of the merchant;    she brings her food from afar.15   She rises while it is yet night    and…

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We are not wise in our own right, but the flawless word of God gives wisdom and we can trust it forever.

We are not wise in our own right, but the flawless word of God gives wisdom and we can trust it forever.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 30:1-9 ESV Text: Proverbs 30:1-9 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 1:17      1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal, 2 Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. 3 I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. 4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended?…

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You belong to Christ and that is good, but do not become arrogant toward those whom God is still trying to bring to faith.

You belong to Christ and that is good, but do not become arrogant toward those whom God is still trying to bring to faith.

BibleGateway: Romans 11:11-21 ESV Text: Romans 11:11-21 KJV Text: The section starts at about 1:25 and ends at about 2:56 11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy. 12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness? 13 For…

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We are super-conquerors because Christ Jesus has conquered sin and death for us.

We are super-conquerors because Christ Jesus has conquered sin and death for us.

BibleGateway: Romans 8:18-39 ESV Text: Romans 8:18-39 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:12 and ends at about 5:11 18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. 19 For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. 20 For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who…

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The Lord looks for fairness and justice in people. This is a fruit of faith, faith in the One who submitted to God’s just judgment for our sake.

The Lord looks for fairness and justice in people. This is a fruit of faith, faith in the One who submitted to God’s just judgment for our sake.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 29:4-14 ESV Text: Proverbs 29:4-14 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:18 and ends at about 1:33      4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.      5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.      6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.      7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth…

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Faith is not a “good work” that we do to earn forgiveness, but it is the very opposite of all work.

Faith is not a “good work” that we do to earn forgiveness, but it is the very opposite of all work.

BibleGateway: Romans 4:1-16 ESV Text: Romans 4:1-16 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 2:19      1 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found? 2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. 3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. 4 Now to him that worketh is the reward…

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God has allowed people to continue in their terrible sins, not because they don’t deserve immediate judgment but because He still hopes to bring them to repentance.

God has allowed people to continue in their terrible sins, not because they don’t deserve immediate judgment but because He still hopes to bring them to repentance.

BibleGateway: Romans 1:18-2:4 ESV Text: Romans 1:18-2:4 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:18 and ends at about 4:32 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;      19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. 20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being…

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Greed is a terrible thing and can overcome a person, ruining faith. Trust the Lord for what you need because He will provide just what is right.

Greed is a terrible thing and can overcome a person, ruining faith. Trust the Lord for what you need because He will provide just what is right.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 28:18-27 ESV Text: Proverbs 28:18-27 KJV Text: The section starts at about 2:4 and ends at about 3:27      18 Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.      19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.      20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be…

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All our sins were laid on Jesus.

All our sins were laid on Jesus.

BibleGateway: Leviticus 16:6-22 ESV Text: Leviticus 16:6-22 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:56 and ends at about 4:9 6 And Aaron shall offer his bullock of the sin offering, which is for himself, and make an atonement for himself, and for his house. 7 And he shall take the two goats, and present them before the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot…

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Weakness isn’t always a bad thing, for it reminds us to lean on God’s strength.

Weakness isn’t always a bad thing, for it reminds us to lean on God’s strength.

BibleGateway: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 ESV Text: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 KJV Text: The section starts at about 0:0 and ends at about 1:44      1 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven….

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