Sore Thumb

The Hebrews left Egypt by the Hand of the Lord and in time came to the Promised Land.  (See Exodus 12 and Joshua 4) And then there is Deuteronomy 6: 23. 23 But he brought us out from there to bring us in and give us the land he promised on oath to our ancestors.  source …

Even on a Monday

The weekend is spent and perhaps you are too, even for a Monday. Matthew 11: (TLV) 28 Come to Me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  source Yes, even on a Monday.  

Dust Shaking

"Jesus knows how powerless rejection makes a person feel." Beth Moore. The Quest. Page 119. So what do we do when we are rejected? Matthew 10: (HCSB) 14 If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that house or town.  source How do we …

One Question

Mark 10. Twice Jesus asked the same question. First to James and John and then to Bartimaeus, blind Bartimaeus. Ready for the question? 35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached him and said, “Teacher, we want you to do whatever we ask you.” 36 “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked …

Persecuted

2 Timothy 3:12  (HCSB) 12 In fact, all those who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.  source From my study time today I must ask myself, how's my persecution level? And from whence does it come? A reading of Matthew 10 reveals the Disciples' persecutors. See it HERE. Who of …

Personally

Well, don't take it personally. Who hasn't had that counsel offered to them? Today my offer is take it very personally. Philippians 3:20  (TLV) 20 For our (my) citizenship is in heaven, and from there we (I) eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Yeshua the Messiah. source  parenthetical added See what I mean? Here's another one. …

Question

11 Loved ones, I urge you as strangers and sojourners to keep away from the fleshly cravings that war against the soul. 12 Keep your conduct honorable among the Gentiles. Then while they speak against you as evildoers, they may—from noticing your good deeds—glorify God in the day of visitation.   I Peter TLV source Question. If …