Steve Zeisler, in a message on 2 Samuel 12-19, preached at Peninsula Bible Church: Typewriters have become obsolete, like slide rules and rotary telephones. I think that’s a good thing. Typing was one of my worst classes in high school. Fine motor skills are not my strength. And unfortunately for me there was no way … More Life does not have a “delete” key
May 20 Mark 14:66-72 And as Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant girls of the high priest came, and seeing Peter warming himself, she looked at him and said, “You also were with the Nazarene, Jesus.” But he denied it, saying, “I neither know nor understand what you mean.” And he … More May 20 Mark 14:66-72
May 20 Galatians 3:15-29 (ESV) The Law and the Promise 15 To give a human example, brothers:  even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified. 16 Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring … More May 20 Galatians 3:15-29
May 20 Psalm 113 (ESV) Who Is like the Lord Our God? 113:1 Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord! 2 Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore! 3 From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! 4 The Lord is high above all nations, … More May 20 Psalm 113
May 20 2 Samuel 14-15 (ESV) Absalom Returns to Jerusalem 14:1 Now Joab the son of Zeruiah knew that the king’s heart went out to Absalom. 2 And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, “Pretend to be a mourner and put on mourning garments. Do not anoint yourself with … More May 20 2 Samuel 14-15
John Piper has this challenging word about the message of Galatians 3: Satan is continuously at work tempting us to think and feel that because we use God-talk, and come to church, and pray at meal times, and avoid gross sins, we are, therefore, under God’s blessing. But the book of Galatians concerns a group … More A spiritual continental divide
And the high priest stood up and came forward and questioned Jesus, saying, “Do You make no answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?” But He kept silent, and made no answer. Coty Pinckney on Mark 14:60-62 Frustrated, the High priest tries to get Jesus to incriminate himself. Jesus gives no … More Who is really on trial?
He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. Psalm 112:7 I would like this verse to be true of me, trusting in God, even when life hurts. Plans may change, but God’s purpose remains. I was reminded of this when I read of Rachel, a young mom who went … More Spurgeon: no dread that evil tidings will come, and no alarm when they do come.
Bob Deffinbaugh comments on 2 Samuel 13 and the tragedy in Israel’s royal family: ….this text is placed immediately following the passage that depicts David’s sin and its personal consequences in the death of his first son by Bathsheba. This is not only because the events of chapter 13 follow closely in time to those of … More Sin and Consequences
May 19 Galatians 3:1-14 (ESV) By Faith, or by Works of the Law? 3:1 O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. 2 Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith? 3 Are you so … More May 19 Galatians 3:1-14