Thoughts for Worship

Jesus is Lord!

Ephesians 1:15-23 15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and…

Corrupted by Compromise

2 Corinthians 6:14–16 14 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? 16 What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are…

Jesus – The Great Shepherd of the Sheep

John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.  “My sheep hear my voice” – In a world full of many voices, it is encouraging to know Jesus promises us that we will recognize His voice when He addresses His flock. The word of our Lord calls out to us…

Yoking Up with Christ Provides Direction and Relief

Matthew 11:25–30 25 At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; 26 yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. 27 All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son…

Coddling Sinners isn’t Helpful

John 3:19–21 19 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. 20 For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. 21 But whoever does what is true comes to…

Governing Officials Playing God are in Danger

Daniel 4:37 Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.  Nebuchadnezzar gives praise to the One True God, the King of heaven. But this was not always his perspective. His…

Persisting in Prayer

1 And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 2 He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. 3 And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ 4 For…

The lord Reworks Spoiled Pots

   1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. 4 And the vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked…