Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blessed are those who mourn…

Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. (Matt. 5:4) As with all the teachings of Jesus, these words have rich Old Testament roots. Isaiah 61:1-3 – The Day of the Lord’s favor! … Continue reading

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Shade at your right hand

“The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is your shade on your right hand.” (Ps. 121:5) You have relief in time of need. God is never more than an arms-distance away. Come under his covering. Reach out, you who are … Continue reading

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Blessed are the poor in spirit…

“…Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.” (Matt 5:3) *Matthew begins the beatitudes with the words “he opened his mouth and taught them, saying…” (5:2). This is significant. He’s writing to a Jewish audience … Continue reading

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Living Stones

“As you come to Him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid!

Did you know that this is the most frequent command in the Bible? Its issued 365 times. One for every day of the year. That’s a big deal. We serve an intentional, detail-oriented God. What have you to fear when … Continue reading

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From Israel

Spent all morning yesterday (as I looked out the window of my hotel over the city of Bethlehem!) thinking about some of the loftiest words ever written down… Yet, it was the will of the LORD to crush him. The … Continue reading

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Fight Your Sin, Christian

You must fight! Read This.

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