His father says “I don’t think you should do that, you are not strong enough to handle one corner trust me!” The boy feels insulted at his dad’s suggestion of his weakness. His father lets him try because his son is impeding progress.
Daniel 3:16–18 16 iShadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. 17 If this be so, nour God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king.4 18 But if not, be … Continue reading
Ephesians 2:10 8 For (Q)by grace you have been saved (R)through faith. And this is (S)not your own doing; (T)it is the gift of God, 9 (U)not a result of works, (V)so that no one may boast. 10 For (A)we are his workmanship, (B)created in Christ Jesus (C)for good works, (D)which God prepared beforehand, (E)that we should walk in them. For though we are not saved for our good works, yet … Continue reading
Romans 5:8-11 English Standard Version (ESV) 8 but (A)God shows his love for us in that (B)while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Since, therefore, (C)we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from (D)the wrath of God. 10 For if (E)while we were enemies (F)we were reconciled to God by the death of his … Continue reading
I brought Job up because of what Satan implied about him. Satan’s meeting with God carried some slander and accusations about why Job loved God and worshipped him. If we are brave enough to actually explore them, we can find out how we get so redirected.
Hebrews 11:1Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are … Continue reading
Christians every day and every night all over the world pray for God’s blessings. We pray to be blessed, live blessed lives, and we pray for God to bless our endeavors. In our minds we have thoughts of great things falling from heaven into our laps. Or we have this idea of things and processes … Continue reading
GOD deserves so much more from me, how I love him. But I’m not speaking from love but pride in me as Christ has already satisfied Him. That may sound confusing in how I say that I love God and how he deserves the best of me. You would not think that anything is wrong … Continue reading
1 Peter 1:3-7 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, … Continue reading
Romans 5:1-11 Peace with God Through Faith 1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 More … Continue reading