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Tag: Promise

Revelation

New Clothes and Permanent Ink

Read: Revelation 3:1-6 The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. (v. 5) I don’t

Philippians

The “Secret”

Read: Philippians 4:10-20 I can do all things through him who strengthens me. (v. 13) There are always people who want to know the secrets of success, and for those peddling

Colossians

Interwoven

Read: Colossians 1:15-23 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. (v. 17) In the final, climactic words of Scripture, a resurrected Jesus testified, “I am . . . the

Jeremiah

Builder and Wrecking Ball

Read: Jeremiah 23:23-29 Is not my word like fire, declares the LORD, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces? (v. 29) In her 2003 song “Wrecking Ball,” Jill

Promise

The Ultra-Wide-Angle View

Read: Psalm 34 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. (v. 7) There’s the simple zoom lens, then there’s the ultra-wide-angle lens. Spiritually speaking,

Promise

The Ocean of Abiding

Read: John 15:7-12 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. (v. 7) For a vessel safe

Promise

Tightly Held

Read: John 10:11-30 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand. (v. 29) Security

Promise

A Promise of Welcome

Read: Hebrews 4:14-16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (v. 16)

Promise

Impossible! Not.

Read: Luke 1:26-38 For nothing will be impossible with God. (v. 37) God is bigger than we think. Perhaps we think something is impossible. Perhaps the textbooks of scientific theory declare