May 7 Psalm 101

May 7 Psalm 101 (ESV) 101:1 I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music. 2 I will ponder the way that is blameless. Oh when will you come to me? I will walk with integrity of heart within my house; 3 I will not set before my eyes anything that is … More May 7 Psalm 101

May 7 1 Samuel 15-16

May 7 1 Samuel 15-16 (ESV) “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams. 23 For rebellion is as the sin of divination, and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry. Because you have … More May 7 1 Samuel 15-16

Debits and credits: An accounting lesson from 2 Corinthians

Coty Pinckney describes God’s solution to the sin problem, using an accounting analogy (2 Corinthians 5): But although God would be just to do away with every one of us, He chooses not to. He chooses to show His justice in another way, by providing the solution to our failure. [2 Corinthians 5] Verse 21 … More Debits and credits: An accounting lesson from 2 Corinthians

Lessons from a fig tree: We must bear fruit, or be lost forever

Mark 11:12-14  On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry.  And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs.  And he … More Lessons from a fig tree: We must bear fruit, or be lost forever