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Blog archives for June, 2015

Archive for June, 2015

Monday, June 29th, 2015

PILATE In the 23rd chapter of Luke, we see Pilate handing over Jesus to the will of the chief priests, the rulers, and the  people, even though he found no grounds for the death penalty. Pilate knew Jesus was innocent but gave Him over to death. Why? Pilate was looking out for what was best […]

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

THE POWER PLANT AND THE LIGHT BULB There is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.  -1 Cor. 8:6 This is a great mystery that we accept by faith, […]

Friday, June 19th, 2015

THIS PRESENT DARKNESS For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.  – Ephesians 6:12 C. S. Lewis said there is not one inch of uncontested ground on this earth. There […]

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

PETER WEPT BITTERLY Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. – Luke 22:61&62 Peter denied his Lord and Savior and wept bitterly – not because he was ashamed or remorseful, though he was, […]

Friday, June 12th, 2015

LUSH GRASS I stilled my mind this morning until it was a dry empty plain devoid of vegetation. After a while, lush grass appeared to fill what had been barren. And I heard in the depth of my spirit, “This is of Me for you. You did nothing to bring it about.” Follow @patday33

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

GOOD WORKS For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  –Ephesians 2:10 We are saved by grace, not good works, so what’s this verse all about? Look at the underlined words. Our job is not to decide what good works we […]

Friday, June 5th, 2015

HERE I AM Come near to God and he will come near to you. –James 4:8 How do we come near to God? Is it through prayer, reading Scripture, or attending a Bible Study? These are all do’s, but I think the Holy Spirit, through James, is telling us that doing follows being. As Oswald […]

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

LESSON OF THE DAY “Go and do likewise.”  -Luke 10:37 In the lower level of our townhome Wednesday morning, I asked the Lord what His lesson was for me that day. His answer was, “Go and do likewise.” I used my Bible look-up app and found those words at the end of the parable of […]