Archive for 'Faith'

Rejecting God’s Invitation

Luke 14: 15-24 Phil 2:5-11/Ps 22:26-32 Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God. (Luke 14:15) We hurt God with our rejection When we spurn His invitation. Woe to those who refused to come To the banquet of God’s kingdom. When one of those at the table with Him heard this, […]

Nothing Escapes God’s Eyes

Luke 12:1-7 Eph 1:11-14 / Psa 33 “There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed.” (Luke 12:2) All things in darkness come to light; No lie can ever be concealed. What secrets can hide from God’s sight? In time the truth will be revealed. Meanwhile, when a crowd of many thousands had gathered, so […]

Seeing Evil in Good

Luke 11: 15-26 Gal 3:7-14 / Ps 111 If Satan is divided against himself, how can his kingdom stand? I say this because you claim that I drive out demons by Beelzebul. (Luke 11:18) The evil Jesus exorcized Are spirits we must recognize; They are scattered by scheming lies Who don’t gather with Jesus Christ. […]

A Matter of Faith

Matthew 17:14-20 Hab 1:12-2:4 / Psa 9:8-13 “O faithless and perverse generation, how long will I be with you? (Matthew 17:17) No mountain is an obstacle, No power on earth is as great, When we pray for God’s miracle With a mustard-sized seed of faith. When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus […]

The Canaanite Woman’s Faith

Matthew 15:21-28 Jer 31:1-7 / Jer 31:10-13 Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted. (Matthew 15:28) God always tests our fidelity Before our prayers are granted; Those who pray in all humility Will never be disappointed. Leaving that place, Jesus and His disciples withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite […]

Faith and Trust

Matthew 14:22-36 Jer. 30:1-2,12-15,18-22 / Ps 102 Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid. (Matthew 14:27) Whatever storms may come my way, Lord, in Your Word I shall abide; Though in the middle of the fray I shall walk calmly by your side. Then Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and […]