Christ, by highest Heav’n adored; Christ the everlasting Lord; Late in time, behold Him come, Offspring of a virgin’s womb. Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; Hail th’incarnate Deity, Pleased with us in flesh to dwell, Jesus our Emmanuel. Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!” As we hear Christmas carols this … More Hail th’incarnate Deity
After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth. When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he … More Our thirst for God can be quenched because Jesus was thirsty for us.
Some help understanding Zephaniah, from John Piper’s sermon, “The Lord Will Rejoice Over You” (Tagline: “Every staff on which we try to lean in our pride will snap and pierce us through. One refuge will be secure: God.”) According to Zephaniah 1:1, the prophet Zephaniah delivered the Word of the Lord during the reign of … More A Call Back to God
Though the fig tree do not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail, and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold, and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of … More Trusting in God…completely
Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, with some comments to help us as we read Job 37 today: Having considered the greatness of God’s purposes, throughout the balance of chapters 36 and 37, Elihu is moved to praise God for all his goodness, seen throughout the glories of creation. “God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher … More The greatness of God is beyond our understanding
December 18 Revelation 15 (ESV) The Seven Angels with Seven Plagues 15:1 Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and amazing, seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is finished. 2 And I saw what appeared to be a sea of glass mingled with fire—and also those … More December 18 Revelation 15
December 18 John 19:28-37 (ESV) The Death of Jesus 28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth. 30 When Jesus had received the … More December 18 John 19:28-37