March 21 Psalm 68 (ESV) God Shall Scatter His Enemies To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song. 68:1 God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him! 2 As smoke is driven away, so you shall drive them away; as wax melts before fire, so the wicked … More March 21 Psalm 68
March 21 Deuteronomy 22-26 (ESV) Various Laws 22:1 “You shall not see your brother’s ox or his sheep going astray and ignore them. You shall take them back to your brother.2 And if he does not live near you and you do not know who he is, you shall bring it home to your house, and it … More March 21 Deuteronomy 22-26
Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit,serve the Lord. —Romans 12:11 John Piper preached a sermon in 2005 entitled, “Boiling for Christ”- When Jonathan Edwards was still a young man he wrote seventy resolutions. I think the sixth resolution captures the meaning of Paul’s words, “Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent … More Edwards “Resolved: To live with all my might while I live.”
Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. —Romans 12:11 ESV John Piper, in a sermon “Boiling for Christ” Each of these two statements clarifies and protects the other from misunderstanding. “Do not be slothful in zeal”—do not be lazy in zeal—could be taken to mean: be pragmatic. Work, work, … More Piper: Do lots. Feel lots.
Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.” But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer. Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?” … More Silent Sufferings of our Great Judge
May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah that your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations. —Psalm 67:1-2 ESV Charles Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David: God deals in a way of mercy with his saints, and then they … More Making the God of Mercy Known
“The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear, according to all you desired of the LORD your God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, ‘Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, nor … More Moses and the Messiah