On His Behalf

Genesis 1:26 (NIV) – Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” The earth and the sun The skies, stars, and…

Undergirded

Psalm 119:165 (NIV) – Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. In all the times of confusion and pain The times that bring the greatest gain Is when your stress and strain, you entrust To the One, who alone can quell your distress True peace is not having confidence In…

Idol Worship Anybody?

John 3:14-15 (NIV) – Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up,15 that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him.” If someone were to ask you today You an idol worshipper, what would you say? No way! would come the quick retort From many an indignant…

Just Trust Me

Matthew 6:25-27 (NIV) – “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or…

I AM The True Vine

John 15:1-2 (NIV) – “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it will be even more fruitful. I AM says the Lord I AM the True Vine I AM He in whom you must abide…

Love Means Action

1 John 3:18 (NIV) – Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. Love is not an emotion Rather, actual intentional action Love sometimes means a tough choice When your heart says otherwise Love is to let go, even though All you want to do is keep…

Look And Look Again

Hebrews 3:1 (NIV) – Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest. When you happy and joyful And you have all you need When life is going well Look at Him who is Jehovah Jireh Look hard at…

Messed Up People

Matthew 5:15 (NIV) – Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. When all around is futility And there is just no clarity Where right and wrong Is lost in the rising throng That says…

What Next?

1 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV) – May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. Every one of us is born And so also it will not be long When every one of us…

A Yielded Heart

Psalm 40:8 (NIV) – I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart.” As you teach me many things today May I not harden my heart I pray Give me Lord the grace to see That You are gently moulding me In ways strange, yet precious To be more like You, gracious And…