PSALM 40:13 “O LORD, MAKE HASTE TO HELP ME.” The early monk, Casian, writing about 400 A.D., suggested his version of this verse as the SIMPLEST PRAYER to offer. By praying in earnest these words only, we are inviting Jesus to pray for us, since He knows best what we need. Who of us are Read More
Month: June 2020
THE FATHERLESS BOY ON FATHERS DAY
JEREMIAH 22:3 “THIS IS WHAT THE LORD SAYS: ‘DO WHAT IS JUST AND RIGHT. RESCUE FROM THE HAND OF THE OPPRESSOR THE ONE WHO HAS BEEN ROBBED. DO NO WRONG OR VIOLENCE TO THE FOREIGNER, THE FATHERLESS OR THE WIDOW, AND DO NOT SHED INNOCENT BLOOD IN THIS PLACE.” Justice is the Christian way and Read More
WHY WOULD YOU GIVE EVERYTHING TO HAVE THE PEARL?
MATTHEW 13:45-6 “AGAIN, THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS LIKE A MERCHANT LOOKING FOR FINE PEARLS. WHEN HE FOUND ONE OF GREAT VALUE, HE WENT AWAY AND SOLD EVERYTHING HE HAD AND BOUGHT IT.” Why would you, a human, give up everything to be part of the Kingdom of Heaven now? What is it about the Read More
A REASON TO BOAST
JEREMIAH 9:23-4 “THIS IS WHAT THE LORD SAYS, ‘LET NOT THE WISE BOAST ABOUT THEIR WISDOM OR THE STRONG BOAST OF THEIR STRENGTH OR THE RICH BOAST OF THEIR RICHES, BUT LET THE ONE WHO BOASTS BOAST ABOUT THIS: THAT THEY HAVE THE UNDERSTANDING TO KNOW ME, THAT I AM THE LORD, WHO EXERCISES KINDNESS, Read More