Tag Archives: New American Standard Bible

Effort – What Purpose?

2 Samuel 15:6, “In this manner Absalom dealt with all Israel who came to the king for judgment; so Absalom stole away the hearts of the men of Israel.” 2Samel 18:14-15, “Then Joab said, “I will not waste time here … Continue reading

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Expectations – Unfulfilled

Judges 2:7, “The people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who survived Joshua, who had seen all the great work of the LORD which He had done for Israel.” Judges 2:10, … Continue reading

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Patience – Necessary

Jeremiah 25:11, “‘This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.’” 2 Timothy 2:24-26, “The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to … Continue reading

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Patience – Example Of

Joshua 14:7, “I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land, and I brought word back to him as it was in my heart.” 1 Corinthians 15:49, “Just … Continue reading

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Hope – Absolute Need

Proverbs 13:12, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Romans 5:2, “Through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope … Continue reading

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Discipleship – Investigated Firsthand

Joshua 22:10, “When they came to the region of the Jordan which is in the land of Canaan, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh built an altar there by the Jordan, a … Continue reading

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Wrath – Real

Lamentations 1:1, “How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!” Ephesians 2:1-3, … Continue reading

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Habit – Need Daily

Daniel 6:10, “Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving … Continue reading

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Wisdom Shouts In The Streets!

A preacher or teacher should never start out a lesson by saying they’re sorry. But I’m breaking that rule. I KNOW that some are tired of seeing how the Scriptures from the past have such an influence on what is … Continue reading

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Perseverance – God Demands

Nehemiah 9:7-8, “You are the LORD God, Who chose Abram And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees, And gave him the name Abraham. You found his heart faithful before You, And made a covenant with him To give … Continue reading

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