Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. 6 Recognize Him in all your ways, and he will make your paths straight.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Leaders, aren't!

There is no leadership, in the kingdom of God, but that of the Holy Spirit.

Yet, Paul said, "Follow me, as I follow Christ Jesus".


Monday, November 21, 2022

Radical Dependence

John 25:5 New Living Translation
“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.

Friday, November 11, 2022

God's Thoughts

Isaiah 55:8-9 
 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not my ways.”
This is the Lord’s declaration. 9 “For as heaven is higher than earth, so my ways are higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts."

Psalm 33:11
The counsel of the Lord stands forever, the plans of his heart to all generations.

Proverbs 19:21
Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.

Isaiah 46:10
declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

Job 23:13
But he is unchangeable, and who can turn him back? What he desires, that he does.

Daniel 4:37
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.

Psalm 92:5
How great are your works, O Lord! Your thoughts are very deep!

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Prewrath Rapture?

Jesus' Coming (Parousia) Matt.24:30, 37, 39 1 Thess. 4:15-16 

Clouds Matt. 24:30 1 Thess. 4:17 

A Trumpet Sounds Matt. 24:31 1 Thess. 4:16 

Angels Involved.  Matt. 24:31 1 Thess. 4:16

 Christians are Raptured Matt. 24:31, 40-41 1 Thess. 4:17 

 The Unprepared Caught Unaware Matt. 24:39 1 Thess. 5:3 

 Destruction and Judgment Matt. 24:39 1 Thess. 5:3 

 Normal Lives Prior to Jesus' Coming Matt. 24:37-39 1 Thess. 5:3 

 Jesus Comes Like a Thief Matt. 24:43, 48-50 1 Thess. 5:2, 4 

 Keep Watch and Be Ready Matt. 24:42-44, 1 Thess. 5:4-6

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

A Joyful Heart!

Proverbs 17:22    A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.