Evening The Amen … the Beginning of the creation of God. § The beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence. The Lord possessed me at the beginning of His way, before His works of old. I have been established from everlasting, from the beginning, before there was ever … Continue reading He is before all things
"The city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it." - Revelation 21:23 Yonder in the better world, the inhabitants are independent of all creature comforts. They have no need of raiment; their white robes never wear out, neither shall they ever be defiled. They need no medicine to … Continue reading The city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it.
Evening The one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out. § “Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” § “What do you want Me to do for you?” They said to Him, “Lord, … Continue reading Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Gal. 5:16-17 – “I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.” There is a serious … Continue reading Spiritual or Worldly Inclinations
Evening He sent from above, He took me; He drew me out of many waters. He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps. § You He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, in which you … Continue reading He sent from above, He took me; He drew me out of many waters
Evening Whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven. He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who does not take his cross … Continue reading Those who honor Me I will honor.
Evening As a father pities his children, so the Lord pities those who fear Him. § The Lord is gracious and full of compassion … He will ever be mindful of His covenant. He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. § As an eagle stirs up its … Continue reading The Lord is very compassionate and merciful
"So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee."—Psalms 73:22 Remember this is the confession of the man after God's own heart; and in telling us his inner life, he writes, "So foolish was I, and ignorant." The word "foolish," here, means more than it signifies in ordinary language. David, in … Continue reading So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee
Evening Abba, Father, all things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will. § A thorn in the flesh was given to me … Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, … Continue reading Let your requests be made known to God
Evening The heavens are not pure in His sight, how much less man, who is abominable and filthy, who drinks iniquity like water! § The stars are not pure in His sight, how much less man, who is a maggot? Who is like You, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness? … Continue reading Give thanks at the remembrance of his Holy name