Not Rejected #36

#36 for Nov. 6 “But you…whom I have chosen…the offspring of Abraham, my friend,” (Isa.41:8). After I returned to the Lord, I reread Isaiah 41:8-14 over and over. Do these verses apply to me, too? I wondered. I hoped so, … Continued

Is God in Charge or Not? #35

#35 for November 1 Is God powerful enough to be in charge of our lives? Is he wise enough to direct our steps? Many of us can relate to the Israelites when they were captives in Babylon. They certainly must have … Continued

November Bible-Reading Plan

Here is the November Topical Bible-Reading Plan. Feel free to print it out and use it with your daily devotions. Thanks: “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,” Psalm 107:1 1. Psalm 7:17, Romans 1:8, 2. Ephesians … Continued

Come Forth As Gold #34

#34 for October 30, 2018 Forgiveness (justification) is instantaneous as soon as we repent. But the purification (sanctification) process will take a while. After I’d received forgiveness, I still needed to learn to trust in God’s love more completely. I … Continued

Now I Can Soar #33

#33 Blog for October 25 Through his messages of mercy, God brought me back into his heart three decades ago. Isaiah 40:1-2 speaks to people who have lost hope, as I had. “Comfort, comfort my people,— warfare is ended, her iniquity … Continued

Trust: an ongoing lifestyle #32

Post #32 in series for October 23, 2018 King Hezekiah, the Bible character in my last blog, had been a godly man and good leader. His faithfulness in trusting God had secured continued life for the nation of Judah. He … Continued

Trust God— He’ll Come Through #31

#31 for October 18, 2018 Isaiah 36-37 How do you respond to trouble and threats? Let me tell you about one of my favorite Bible characters: King Hezekiah. Isaiah preached in Judah during the reigns of King Hezekiah, his father, … Continued

God’s Prescription #29

 Blog #29 for October 11 In the last blog I mentioned that sin constantly frustrates God’s plan for this earth, but he doesn’t give up on us. God’s prescription for the rebelliousness, self-service and confusion of people is his Holy … Continued

Trust Our Sovereign Creator #28

#28 for Oct 9 God has the right to expect obedience. After all, He created the entire universe. Yet so many simply ignore God, or blatantly disobey him. Sin constantly frustrates God’s plan for this earth, yet He continues to … Continued