‘Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in His ways’ (Psalm 128:1). If, Lord, we are to enjoy Your blessing, we must fear You and walk in Your ways. Many people despise the place of worship. They ‘pass by’. They have no desire to know ‘the blessing of the Lord’. Lord, You’re warning us that […]Read More ‘Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in His ways.’
Deuteronomy 22:1-23:25 We read the detailed instructions regarding morality. We feel that we are in another world, the world of ancient Israel. Nevertheless, we get hints, here and there, of the timeless, spiritual principles, which are still applicable to us today. Deuteronomy 23:5 – “The Lord your God loves you.” Deuteronomy 23:14 – “”The Lord […]Read More Spiritual Principles – For Today
Following the triple tragedy of the deaths of Elimelech, Mahlon and Chilion (Ruth 1:3-5) and the departure of Orpah (Ruth 1:14), there was a new beginning for Naomi and Ruth.This new beginning came to them when “they came to Bethlehem” (Ruth 1:19). The town of Bethlehem marked a new beginning for them. It marks a […]Read More Learning From The Book Of Ruth
* Saved by grace – “He saved us, but not because of anything we had done to gain His approval. Instead, because of his mercy He saved us” (Titus 3:5). * Saved for good works – “God’s saving kindness … trains us to avoid ungodly lives filled with worldly desires so that we can live […]Read More Saved By Grace, Saved For Good Works, Saved To Be A Witness
Lord, we come to You, recognizing that, without You, our situation is hopeless – ‘I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me. I fade away like an evening shadow’(Psalm 109:22). When our enemies are on the attack, we are no match for them. What are we to do when the world, […]Read More Help us, Lord, to look away from ourselves and our own weakness. Help us to put our trust in You and Your strength.