Archive for 'Scripture'

Ridiculed for God’s Word

Mark 3: 20-21 2 Sm 1:1-4,11-12,19,23-27 / Psa 80 When His relatives heard of this they set out to seize Him, for they said, ‘He is out of His mind.’ (Mark 3:21) There’ll be times some don’t understand Why we are bold to speak God’s Word, In obedience to God’s command, His wisdom comes as […]

The Cleansing of the Temple

Luke 19: 45-48 1Mc 4:36-37,52-59 / 1 Chr 29 My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves. Luke 19:46 As God’s Word pours out like concrete To build our “temple’s” foundation Our prayers and good works complete Our spiritual transformation Jesus entered the temple area and […]

Charged with the Blood of Prophets

Luke 11:47-54 Rom 3: 21-30 / Psa 130 Alas for you lawyers who have taken away the key of knowledge! You have not gone in yourselves and have prevented others from going in who wanted to. (Luke 11:52) The sins our ancestors committed The prophets paid for at the stake. Woe to sinners who take […]

Keeping the Sabbath Holy

Luke 6:1-5 Col 1:21-23 / Psa 54 The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath. (Luke 6:5) God made the Sabbath subject to Him, All laws on earth, below or above. Jesus is Lord over everything, And His only command is to love. One Sabbath, while Jesus was going through a field of grain, […]

Lessons from the Beatitudes

Matthew 5: 1-12 2Cor 1: 1-7 / Psa 34 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven . . . (Matthew 5:12) If we aspire to reach heaven, We must take on Christ’s attitude; Heed the lessons He has given: Trust His Word in the Beatitudes. When Jesus saw the crowds, he […]

Jesus and Scriptures

Mark 12: 35-37 Tob 11: 5-17 / Psa 146 David himself, inspired by the Holy Spirit, proclaimed, ‘The Lord said to my Lord, ‘Sit at my right hand, till I put your enemies under your feet.’ (Mark 12:36) In my devotion, never tire To love Your precepts and decrees, Lord, this is but my sole […]