July 7 Luke 8:40-56

July 7 Luke 8:40-56 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Woman and Jairus’s Daughter 40 Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him. 41 And there came a man named Jairus, who was a ruler of the synagogue. And falling at Jesus’ feet, he implored him to come to his house, 42 for he had … More July 7 Luke 8:40-56

Worship = to act in a way that reflects the value of the glory of God

whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father —Colossians 3:17 John Piper on worship: So you can see what is happening in the New Testament. Worship is being significantly de-institutionalized, de-localized, de-ritualized. The whole thrust is being taken off … More Worship = to act in a way that reflects the value of the glory of God

Let us often pray, “Lord, increase our faith.”

While he was still speaking, someone from the ruler’s house came and said, “Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more.” But Jesus on hearing this answered him, “Do not fear; only believe, and she will be well.” —Luke 8:49-50 J.C. Ryle, at Grace Gems, comments on Luke 8: Faith in Christ’s … More Let us often pray, “Lord, increase our faith.”

Fatal mistake

Because you did not carry it the first time, the Lord our God broke out against us, because we did not seek him according to the rule.”  So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord, the God of Israel. And the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders … More Fatal mistake

July 6 Psalm 129

July 6 Psalm 129 (ESV) They Have Afflicted Me from My Youth A Song of Ascents. 129:1 “Greatly [1] have they afflicted me from my youth”—  let Israel now say— 2 “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me. 3 The plowers plowed upon my back; they made long their furrows.” 4 The Lord is righteous; … More July 6 Psalm 129