Luke 16: 9-15 Phil 4: 10-19 / Ps 112: 1b-2, 5-6, 8a,9 The children of this world are more prudent in dealing with their own kind than are the children of light. (Luke 16: 9) We can be wanting in wisdom, Or other things like poor in health; But what keeps us from God’s kingdom [...]
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Luke 14:15-24 Phil 2: 5-11 / Psa 22 Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God. (Luke 14:15) How we hurt God with our rejection When we spurn His invitation. Woe to those who have refused to come To the banquet of God’s kingdom. One of those at the table with [...]
Luke 6:20-26 1 Cor 7: 25-31 / Ps 45:11-12, 14-17 Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. (Luke 6:23) Blessed are the poor and hungry, Blessed are they now in sorrow; God will turn their tears to glory, His kingdom is theirs to follow. Jesus looked up [...]
Matthew 19: 23-30 Eze 28:1-10 / Deut 32 Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 19:23) If giving’s rare when most have less, It doesn’t mean that life’s unfair; For those who care our God will bless The little they intend [...]
Matthew 19:16-22 Sir 17:19-27 / Ps 32 If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. (Matthew 19:21) When wealth becomes your lifelong goal, Its possession your sole desire, Its power will corrupt your soul, And doom [...]
John 12: 24-26 2 Cor 9: 6-10 / Psa 112 Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me. (John 12: 26) To be the seeds that Christ has sown Means dying to our comfort zone, Dying to pleasures we [...]