Archive for October 2012

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 hear: […]

Transformation

Luke 13: 18-21 Eph 5:21-33 / Ps 128 “What is the Kingdom of God like? To what can I compare it? It is like a tiny mustard seed that a person took and planted in a garden; when it was fully grown it became a large bush…” (Luke 13:18-19) Without faith we can never see […]

Of Sabbath and Women

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) From our ailments God has set us free, Likewise, let […]

Repentance and God’s Mercy

Luke 13: 1-9 Eph 4:7-16 / Psa 122 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 Spirit help […]

Seeing the Signs of the Times

Luke 12:54-59 Eph 4:1-6/ Ps 24: 1- 6 You understand the signs of the earth and the sky, but you don’t understand the present times. (Luke 12:56) If we read the Bible all our days We will learn to judge what is right It will lead us in subtle ways To follow God’s Word as […]

The Fires of Division

Luke 12: 49-53 Eph 3:14-21/ Ps 33:1-2, 4-5,11-12,18-19 Do you think that I have come to establish peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. (Luke 12:51) We must be bold to face the fires Of life’s trials and tribulation, This much from us our faith requires For our own purification. (Jesus said […]