Who is the greatest?

Who is the greatest? ∙ A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. – Luke 22:24 Luke 22:21-30  21 But here at this table, sitting among us as a friend is the man who will betray me.  22 For it has been determined that theContinue reading “Who is the greatest?

Blamed but innocent ∙

Blamed but innocent ∙ Now his master Potiphar saw that the LORD was with him and how the LORD caused all that he did to prosper in his hand. – Genesis 39:3 Psalms 1:1-3  1 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, orContinue reading “Blamed but innocent ∙”

Seductive subordinate allegiances

Seductive subordinate allegiances Who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it? – Luke 14:28 Luke 9:57-62  57 Someone said to Jesus, “I will follow you wherever you go.”  58 But Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens to live in, and birds haveContinue reading “Seductive subordinate allegiances”

Tearing down fortresses of false beliefs

Tearing down fortresses of false beliefs If you return to me, I will restore you so you can continue to serve me. If you speak good words rather than worthless ones, you will be my spokesman. You must influence them; do not let them influence you! – Jeremiah 15:19 2 Corinthians 10:3-5  3 For thoughContinue reading “Tearing down fortresses of false beliefs”

Do not bring sorrow to the Holy Spirit

Do not bring sorrow to the Holy Spirit Do not bring sorrow to God’s Holy Spirit by the way you live. Remember, he has identified you as his own, guaranteeing that you will be saved on the day of redemption. – Ephesians 4:30 Isaiah 63:7-10  7 I will tell of the LORD’s unfailing love. IContinue reading “Do not bring sorrow to the Holy Spirit”