Obedience and reward

Bible Readings Luke 8:16-18, Joshua 14:6-15   Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, For some reason not known to me, I sometimes forget to type the word “not” in a sentence where it is needed.  To compound the problem, even proof-reading my now work does not help; I just mentally add “not” … Continue reading Obedience and reward

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God’s Pleasure in Jesus

Scripture Reading Matthew 17: 1-11   Today in our message we will look specifically at Matthew 17:5 at the time of Jesus’ transfiguration which says: While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am … Continue reading God’s Pleasure in Jesus

The shipwreck of partial obedience

Scripture Readings 1 Samuel 14:31-45 1 Samuel 15:17-23 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Friends of ours had a hobby farm. They had milking goats .  These animals were fairly expensive. We arrived for a weekend visit, only to find everyone in pandemonium.  One of the goats was terribly sick, lying on its … Continue reading The shipwreck of partial obedience

God’s call to step up in times of unbridled sin and rebellion

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Today the Lord calls us to be faithful witnesses; He puts before us the tests to remain faithful, more so when circumstances change.  The way, the time and places we served in the past might call us to step up as the battle becomes more fierce. Looking at … Continue reading God’s call to step up in times of unbridled sin and rebellion

Teach me such obedience

Almighty God and gracious Father, You have granted me another day. Thank You for the rest of last night and the beauty of this new day. Thank You for the house we live in, the security we enjoy and your providence in every way. We are blessed and privileged. Please accept my thanks in the … Continue reading Teach me such obedience