The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my Rock,Continue reading “The Righteous Will Flourish”
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Don’t Give Up!
“They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead. But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the city.” Acts 14:19b-20a Paul and Barnabas have come to Lystra, a town which was located in modern Turkey. This is newContinue reading “Don’t Give Up!”
Clothed in Righteousness!
Matthew 22:8-14 The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come (for they refused to come) so, go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find… and the wedding hall was filled with guests. But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticedContinue reading “Clothed in Righteousness!”
“While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” Luke 15:20 This father knew his son had made some serious mistakes and yet when his son came back, he ran to him,Continue reading “Compassion”
My Help Comes From the Lord
2 Kings 5:6-7 The letter to the king of Israel said, “With this letter I present my servant Naaman, I want you to heal him of his leprosy.” When the king of Israel read it, he tore his clothes in dismay and said, “This man sends me a leper to heal! Am I God, thatContinue reading “My Help Comes From the Lord”