Matthew 5:33-37 33 Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: 34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool:… Continue reading Swear Not
James 5:12 KJV 12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation. So far, we have discussed joy in tribulation, faith unwavering, wisdom from God, doing the word and not… Continue reading Stop Swearing!
We had a marvelous service in church yesterday morning. I am the worship leader, a task which I enjoy immensely. God has blessed my wife with an ear for music and the ability to play the piano with that old-fashioned gospel sound and I've been given a half-decent voice and a passion to worship the… Continue reading Grace Was Free
Psalm 130 1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. 2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. I look at verse 1 two different ways. Out of the depths could mean out of the depth of trouble that I am in the midst of.… Continue reading Waiting for the Morning
Psalm 129 1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: 2 Many a time 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. I can not begin to count the number if times the… Continue reading Beyond Defeat