Category Archives: Scripture

Morning by Morning

Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught. – Isaiah 50:4b This verse is found in the third Servant Song speaking of the coming Servant of the Lord, our Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Full and Standing

Stephen was preaching the gospel.  There arose opposition, and these men disputed with him, “but they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking” (Acts 6:10).  He was full of the Spirit and wisdom, and … Continue reading

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Becoming Full

Last week we looked at three areas where we should be full.  We should be full of the Spirit, full of wisdom, and full of faith.  But how do we get full?  How can we be filled?  This is not … Continue reading

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Meditate on the Word

Last week, we talked about delighting in the Word.  If we delight in the Word, we will want to spend time in it.  We will want to read it.  We will want to meditate on it.  I have added a … Continue reading

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Applying Our Delight in the Word

In the last post we looked at three reasons from Psalm 119 regarding why we should delight in the Word.  Today, I want to consider three ways we should apply our delight in the Word: Meditate on the Word.  If … Continue reading

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Delight in the Word

Psalm 119 is a psalm of delight in the Word.  Again and again the Psalmist declares his delight in God’s Word (v14, 16, 24, 70, 77, 92, 111, 143, 162, 174).  He also gives us at least three reasons why … Continue reading

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Growing in the Truth

“Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” – John 17:17 We live in a world of opinions, lies, half-truths, and competing truths.  But Jesus reminds us where to find truth – in the Word of God.  The Bible … Continue reading

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Acts Articles – Church 02

In Acts 2:42, we find the early church devoted to coming together for the apostles’ teaching.  The apostles of course were teaching about Jesus from our Old Testament and eventually wrote the New Testament about Jesus, so we devote ourselves … Continue reading

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Acts Article – Word 01

Jesus ascended into heaven where he still acts and still speaks through his followers, through his church.  But how do we know what he wants us to do?  How do we know what he wants us to say?  In part, … Continue reading

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Be Hearers Not Doers?

In the last Passion Points I recommended a post on irritability.  As I was first reading the post, I was irritable.  It had been a long day.  My family wanted to go for a walk.  I wanted to crash.  I … Continue reading

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