Archive for October 2008

A Day of Love

Luke 14: 1-6 Phil 1: 1-11 / Ps 111: 1-6 Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not? (Luke 14:3) Work is holier on the Sabbath day If it is for the sake of love. Not by our power do we work or pray, But by God’s Spirit from above. One Sabbath, Jesus […]

Lament Over Jerusalem

Luke 13: 31-35 Eph 6: 10-20 / Ps 144: 1b, 2, 9-10 Behold, your house will be abandoned. I tell you, you will not see me again until the time comes when you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord’. (Luke 13:35) Jerusalem as predicted, Is still a city divided. […]

The Narrow Gate

Luke 13: 22-30 Eph 6: 1-9 / Ps 145: 10-14 Strive to enter through the narrow gate; for many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be strong enough. (Luke 13:24) The only words that we must fear: “I do not know where you are from.” The sweetest words we long to […]

Praying Like Jesus

Luke 6: 12-16 Eph 2: 19-22 / Ps 19: 2-5 Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. (Luke 6:12) No other way could be better If we want to know the Father’s will; No power on earth can be greater, Believe your prayers God will fulfill! One […]

The Crippled Woman

Luke 13: 10-17 Eph 4: 32 – 5: 8 / Ps 1: 1- 4 and 6 Should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her? (Luke 13:16) Of women, this all men must learn: In numbers […]

God’s Purpose for Planting Me

Luke 13: 1-9 Eph 4: 7-16 / Ps 122: 1-5 For three years now I have been looking for figs on this tree and I have found none. Cut it down, why should it use up the ground? (Luke 13:7) May the Lord show us how to serve With compassion and true leadership; With His […]