Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 31, 2014

“…the Ashdodites heard that the repair of the walls of Jerusalem went on, and that the breaches began to be closed…” ~Nehemiah 4:7 The enemies of Israel heard the news that in spite of their ridicule and threats, the repairs … Continue reading

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October 30, 2014

“But who do you say that I am?” ~Mark 8:29 Jesus asked His disciples who they thought He was, Peter replied, “You are the Christ.” How about you, beloved? You know Him as your Savior, but how will you look … Continue reading

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October 29, 2014

“Those who were rebuilding the wall and those who carried burdens took their load with one hand doing the work and the other holding a weapon.” ~Nehemiah 4:17 There was double duty for these Israelites. They were laboring for the … Continue reading

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October 28, 2014

“I stationed men in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, the exposed places, and I stationed the people in families with their swords, spears and bows.”            ~Nehemiah 4:13           Nehemiah understood where the city was vulnerable as they … Continue reading

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October 27, 2014

“…it is no longer I who live, But Christ lives in me.” ~Galatians 2:20 The Christian life is the outward expression of the inward living of Jesus Christ within the Christian. In such living there is no room for self … Continue reading

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October 24, 2014

“They were glorifying God because of me.”            ~Galatians 1:24            The early believers were glorifying God not because the Apostle Paul was a great personality or a dynamic cutting edge leader. It was because, “…they kept hearing, ‘He who once persecuted … Continue reading

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October 23, 2014

“When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: ‘Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome…’ ”            ~Nehemiah 4:14            Fear and anxiety … Continue reading

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October 22, 2014

“All of them conspired together to come and fight against Jerusalem and to cause a disturbance in it.” “But we prayed to our God…” “When our enemies heard that it was known to us, and that God had frustrated their … Continue reading

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October 21, 2014

“For we all stumble in many ways.”            ~James 3:2            The truth be told, beloved, we are all stumbling saints, and many are the ways in which we stumble. What may cause you to struggle will be different from another child … Continue reading

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October 20, 2014

“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil.”            ~Hebrews 6:19            Our lives can seem uncertain at times. We can be perplexed and feel as though … Continue reading

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