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This blog page is here with the intention of expanding your knowledge of God and his Word; as well as to provide some devotional thoughts for your spiritual growth.

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 107 “Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble…Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!” ~ Psalm 107:2,8 This psalm opens up Book 5 within the book of psalms.  The theme of this subset of psalms focuses…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | How should we respond to Jesus? (Friday, October 15, 2021) Answer | We ought to turn from our sin and trust Jesus completely. We should submit to Him and follow Him as He commands, with all reverence, service, love, and joy. Scripture | 1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 106 “Who can utter the mighty deeds of the LORD, or declare his praise?…Both we and our fathers have sinned; we have committed iniquity; we have done wickedness…Save us, O LORD our God…that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.” ~ Psalm 106:2,6,47 This psalm continues to use…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | What will Jesus do in the future? Answer | Jesus will return to earth one day to gather and deliver all who belong to Him. He will judge everyone else, reign over all the earth, and defeat His enemies forever. Scripture | Hebrews 9:28 So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 105 “Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!…Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice!” ~ Psalm 105:1,3 This psalm (along with 104, 106 and 107) is not accredited to any known author.  But because of the…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | What is Jesus doing right now? Answer | Jesus is now seated at the Father’s right hand in heaven. He is ministering on behalf of His people, and preparing for His return to earth to reign and rule one day. Scripture | Romans 8:34 Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died- more than that, who was…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 104 “I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have being. May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the LORD.” ~ Psalm 104:33-34 In verses 1-4 and 31-35 the psalmist rejoices and calls for blessing to be given…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | How do we know Jesus is who He says He is? Answer | Jesus is proven to be the Son of God by His words and works. The Spirit bears witness to His truthfulness, and the Father confirmed it by exalting Him above all things. Scripture | Romans 1:3-4 Concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 103 “Bless the LORD, all his hosts…Bless the LORD, all his works…Bless the LORD, O my soul!” ~ Psalm 103:21-22 This psalm is a very quotable psalm.  Many “one-liners” have been extracted from this psalm; used both rightly and I am sure, unfortunately, out of context.  You will quickly identify these “lines” as you…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | What did Jesus do while on earth? Answer | Jesus fully accomplished the work the Father sent Him to do. He was crucified on the cross, raised from the dead, and taken up into heaven to secure salvation for all who believe. Scripture | 1 Corinthians 15:3-5 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received:…