Hosea 10: 12  Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you. It is with caution the title is given for this post.  However, I believe it is foundational if the United States is to see…

Read More

James 4: 7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. There is much discussion concerning spiritual warfare with principalities and the powers of darkness in recent years.  Saints of God have and need to exercise the authority delegated by the Lord Jesus Christ. James gives us two foundational principles…

Read More

1 Sam. 30:6 “….But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.” What is our response when confronted with impossible situations, when those that are in hearts turn on us?  We’ve all been there!  David gives us a template on how to strengthen or encourage ourselves in such a time. First in such times our personal…

Read More

Phil. 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, Most are familiar with Paul’s exhortation to the church in Corinth “the greatest of these is love” (1 Cor. 13:13).  Could Paul be adding another layer as to why love is greater when he writes…

Read More

Jer. 1:10 See, I have this day set you over the nations and over the kingdoms, To root out and to pull down, To destroy and to throw down, To build and to plant.” Spiritual warfare is at an intense level as never before.  God is calling the Church to arise to function with His…

Read More

Jer. 31:3  The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying:  “Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you. Jeremiah, in one of many appeals from the Lord to wayward Israel, unveils a powerful promise concerning the love of God and the means by which He desired for them…

Read More

Lam. 3:25, 26  The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should hope and wait quietly For the salvation of the Lord. Waiting often is viewed like treading water, expending a lot of energy without much progress.  When it comes to “waiting for Him” the perception often…

Read More

Lam. 3:22 – 24  Through the Lord’S mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” In the midst of pronouncing judgment, Jeremiah declares (under inspiration of the Holy Spirit) the character of God in this…

Read More

Jer. 26: 2  ‘Stand in the court of the Lord’S house, and speak to all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in the Lord’S house, all the words that I command you to speak to them. Do not diminish a word. No, I am not advocating we all grow beards, even though for some of us…

Read More

Jer. 50:20  For I will pardon those whom I preserve. There are instances in life we realize the Lord had protected us, keeping us from harm or danger.  For my life, there are many as is true for each of us. But “Why?” Our preservation/protection by Him is to lead us to receiving His pardon. …

Read More