Resistance is a Bad Idea

Jeremiah 27:6-11 “And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant…It will be that the nation or the kingdom which will not…put its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, I will punish that nation with the...

Blessing and Fear

Psalm 67:6-7 “The earth has yielded its produce; God, our God blesses us.  God blesses us, that all the ends of the earth may fear Him.” Observation: This psalm of thanksgiving invokes God’s continued blessings upon Israel, that all the nations of the...

Fed by the Bread of Life

John 21:9 “So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire already laid and fish placed on it, and bread.” Observation: Seven of the disciples, including some hard-core fishermen, had just spent a long night fishing without a single catch. These...

Something More

John 20:22-23 “He breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained.’” Observation: Mary had been first to arrive at the tomb....

My Own Worst Enemy

Jeremiah 23:2-3 “’You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds,’ declares the Lord.” John 19:10-11 “Pilate said to Him, ‘You do not speak to me? Do You...