Tag Archives: New American Standard Bible

Talent – Looks Not Important

For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him. … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know That I Am God!

Psalm 46:10: “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” (NKJV) “Stop striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, … Continue reading

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Bible – Undiscovered Treasure

“So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’” – Deuteronomy 4:6. … Continue reading

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God – Let Him Prescribe

He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them. Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying, “But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My … Continue reading

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Discipleship – Centered In Self-Denial

With what shall I come to the LORD And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves? Does the LORD take delight in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers … Continue reading

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Present – Bad For Future

“I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come forth from you. I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting … Continue reading

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Bible – In Plain Language

“For this commandment which I command you today is not too difficult for you, nor is it out of reach. It is not in heaven, that you should say, ‘Who will go up to heaven for us to get it … Continue reading

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Preparation – Benefits Of

So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom. – Psalm 90:12. But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you … Continue reading

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Bible – It Remains

“You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.” – Deuteronomy 4:2. “If anyone hears My sayings … Continue reading

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Promises – Broken

“Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised; not one word has failed of all His good promise, which He promised through Moses His servant.” – 1 King 8:56. The … Continue reading

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Men of Prayer – The Transfiguration

Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, led them up on a high mountain by themselves; and He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as … Continue reading

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Discipleship – No Limitations

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. – Ecclesiastes 12:13. “So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, ‘We are unworthy … Continue reading

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Christ – Is Life-Changing

Joshua 24:15, “If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in … Continue reading

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Perseverance – When It Is Hard

Numbers 11:4-6, The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, “Who will give us meat to eat? We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, … Continue reading

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Nations – Receive Justice Now

Habakkuk 2:2, Then the LORD answered me and said, “Record the vision And inscribe it on tablets, That the one who reads it may run.” 7, “Will not your creditors rise up suddenly, And those who collect from you awaken? … Continue reading

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Bible – Endless Spiritual Insight

Deuteronomy 11:18-22, “You shall therefore impress these words of mine on your heart and on your soul; and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontals on your forehead. You shall teach … Continue reading

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God Will Provide!

Pastor’s Note: With the turmoil in the world today and especially in the Nation of the U.S. it is often the topic of conversation among Christians about the hard times that appear to be about to face us. Yet God, … Continue reading

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Goals – Necessary

Psalm 27:4, “One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate … Continue reading

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Christmas Wisdom

*Pastor’s Note: This is another short article I wrote in the late 90s along with some others for the Church section of the local newspaper where we lived in Globe, Arizona. I thought it might interest my readers and I … Continue reading

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Motives – Accomplishment With Mixed Motives

Exodus 4:18, “Then Moses departed and returned to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, ‘Please, let me go, that I may return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see if they are still alive.’ And Jethro said … Continue reading

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