Your Song is More Beautiful

But none says, ‘Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night, who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth, and makes us wiser than the birds of heaven?’Job 35:10–11 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Have you considered that God has taught you more than …

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Being Ready for Spiritual Warfare

Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.Ephesians 6:10 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) In my reading, it occurred to me that what we consider to be the epitome of preparation for spiritual warfare as being Paul's description of the armor we …

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It’s Nailed to the Cross

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has resurrected together with Him, having forgiven you all sins. He blotted out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us and contrary to us, and He took it out of the way, nailing it to the cross. And having disarmed …

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For to God we are a Sweet Fragrance of Christ

Now thanks be to God who always causes us to triumph in Christ and through us reveals the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. For we are to God a sweet fragrance of Christ among those who are saved and among those who perish. To the one we are the fragrance of death, which …

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Go Your Way

A disciple named Ananias was in Damascus. The Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias.”He said, “Here I am, Lord.”Acts 9:10 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Here I am. There is no other way to answer the Lord when He calls, at least for those who love Him. …

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Know the Master’s Will

“That servant who knew his master’s will, but did not prepare himself or do according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he who unknowingly committed acts worthy of punishment shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whom much is given, of him much shall be required. And from him to …

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The Righteous Man is Rescued

The righteous man perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away while no one understands, for the righteous man is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace; they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.Isaiah 57:1–2 — Modern English Version …

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A Child is Born, a Son is Given

Here’s something that has occupied the spare processing cycles in my brain when the screen saver is active. In other words, there is something that I have been considering deeply. For unto us a child is born,unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be …

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Why a Kinsman?

I was asked a question today. “If GOD is all-loving then why can't he just forgive Satan?” Now that is a deep question! That requires lots of heavy study. I am going to try to sum it up succinctly, but will not show all of its points, nor develop them fully. Let’s start at the …

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Judge, Executioner and Mediator?

So the Lord sent a plague throughout Israel, and seventy thousand men of Israel fell. And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, but as he prepared to destroy it, the Lord looked and relented from the calamity. And He said to the angel bringing the destruction, “It is enough. Remove your hand.” …

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