Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 30, 2012

“I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. I was in the Spirit … Continue reading

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November 29, 2012

“The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; and with all your acquiring, get understanding.”           ~Proverbs 4:7             May we understand our need for godly wisdom–the wisdom that knows and understands the ways of God. All of His doings are in righteousness; … Continue reading

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November 28, 2012

“Beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.”            ~2 Corinthians 7:1            The holiness of God has been imputed to us in Jesus Christ. It is a righteousness not of … Continue reading

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November 27, 2012

“The bird also has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even Your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.”            ~Psalm 84:3                     The Psalmist took notice of the fragile swallows which … Continue reading

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November 26, 2012

“Do not be overcome by evil…”            ~Romans 12:21             We most likely do not think of ourselves as being overcome by evil. Evil is a very harsh word and provokes thoughts of very horrible things, evil things of which we would … Continue reading

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November 23, 2012

“…rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer…”            ~Romans 12:12            We can rejoice in hope as the people of God because our joy is not based upon what may be happening but on the One who holds all things in … Continue reading

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November 22, 2012

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”            ~Philippians 4:6             In an age of high anxiety, on a day for giving thanks, may we as the people … Continue reading

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November 21, 2012

“You who have shown me many troubles and distresses will revive me again…”            ~Psalm 71:20            We cannot pick and choose when to trust in the sovereignty of God. He is either ruling and reigning or He is not. God is … Continue reading

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November 20, 2012

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.”           ~2 Corinthians  5:17             In a Japanese garden I help care for there is a Sargent’s hemlock. This is a … Continue reading

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November 19, 2012

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.”            ~Psalm 143:10            If we be the people of God, then let us learn to know and do His will. We … Continue reading

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