July 23 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5 (ESV) Pray for Us 3:1 Finally, brothers,  pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored,  as happened among you, 2 and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. 3 But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against … More July 23 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5
July 23 Luke 12:22-34 (ESV) Do Not Be Anxious 22 And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. 24 Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor … More July 23 Luke 12:22-34
July 23 Psalm 148 (ESV) Praise the Name of the Lord 148:1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! 2 Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his hosts! 3 Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars! 4 Praise him, you highest heavens, and you waters above the heavens! 5 Let them … More July 23 Psalm 148
July 23 2 Chronicles 28-29 (ESV) Ahaz Reigns in Judah 28:1 Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as his father David had done, 2 but he walked in the ways of the kings of … More July 23 2 Chronicles 28-29
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word. —2 Thessalonians 2:16–17 John Piper, in a sermon, “Why Hope? Grace!” The answer in today’s text is very simply, the grace … More Good hope through grace
And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” (Luke 12:15 ESV) J. C. Ryle: It would be vain to decide positively which is the most common sin in the world. It would be safe to … More Confident in God’s superintending providence?
The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names. Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. The Lord lifts up the humble; he casts the wicked to the ground. —Psalm 147:2-6 … More He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
2 Chronicles 25:2 And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, yet not with a whole heart. From “Wholly Devoted”, a devotional from Faith Fellowship Church of Broken Arrow, OK After the reigns of King David and King Solomon, the Kingdom of Israel divided into two separate Kingdoms called Judah and Israel. It’s … More Right in the eyes of the Lord, yet not with a whole heart
July 22 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 (ESV) Stand Firm 13 But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits  to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. 14 To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain … More July 22 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17
July 22 Luke 12:13-21 (ESV) The Parable of the Rich Fool 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for … More July 22 Luke 12:13-21