Posts from March 2021

Posts from March 2021

1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 2:10-12        NIV

March 31, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12        NIV 10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how holy, righteous and blameless we were among you who believed.  11 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children,  12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. Comment  Yesterday’s verses, 1 Thessalonians 1:6-7, You became imitators of us and of…
1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 1:6-7        NIV

March 30, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Thessalonians 1:6-7        NIV 6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.  7 And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. Comment  Reading the verses above, it seemed as if the verses from Philippians 1:28-30 prepared us for these verses from the Thessalonian church. Why? Once again,…
Philippians

Philippians 1:28b-30        NIV

March 29, 2021 – Monday Philippians 1:28b-30        NIV 28b This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.  29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Him,  30 since you are going through the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I still have. Comment  I’m curious, when you  read the…
Psalms
March 26, 2021 – Friday Psalm 12:1-2        NKJV 1 Help Lord, for the godly man ceases! For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. 2 They speak idly everyone with his neighbor; With flattering lips and a double heart they speak. Psalm 12:1-2        NIV 1 Help Lord, for no one is faithful anymore; those who are loyal have vanished from the human race. 2 Everyone lies to their neighbor; they flatter with their lips but harbor deception in their hearts. Comment …
Ephesians

Ephesians 1:18-19a        NIV

March 25, 2021 – Thursday Ephesians 1:18-19a        NIV 18 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has called you, the riches of His glorious inheritance in His holy people,  19 and His incomparably great power for us who believe. Comment  Our real focus today is on verse 19 but it is the conclusion of verse 18 so we will begin there. Reading how Paul…
Ephesians

Ephesians 1:13-14        NIV

March 24, 2021 – Wednesday Ephesians 1:13-14        NIV 13 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,  14 who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of His glory. Comment  These two verses like so many in the Bible are simply amazing. Look…

Galatians 6:9-10        NIV

March 23, 2021 – Tuesday Galatians 6:9-10        NIV 9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.  10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. Comment  It is interesting how verse 9 above refers to verse 8, Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction;…

Galatians 3:22        NIV

March 22, 2021 – Monday Galatians 3:22        NIV 22 But Scripture has locked up everything under the control of sin, so that what was promised, being given through faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who believe. Galatians 3:22        KJV 22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. Comment  First, be aware Scripture here refers to the Law as noted…

Galatians 3:1-6        NIV

March 19, 2021 – Friday Galatians 3:1-6        NIV 1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.  2 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?  3 Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?  4 Have you…

Galatians 2:4-5        NIV

March 18, 2021 – Thursday Galatians 2:4-5        NIV 4 This matter arose because some false believers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in Christ Jesus and to make us slaves.  5 We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you. Comment  Today we return to looking at verses with believe or belief and find ourselves in Galatians chapter 2. The non-scriptural…
Exodus

Exodus 19:5        KJV

March 17, 2021 – Wednesday Exodus 19:5        KJV 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto Me above all people: for all the earth is Mine. Comment  peculiar treasure What an interesting phrase or word from the original Hebrew, in Strong’s it is from H5459 sᵊḡullâ. It only occurs in the KJV 8 times and only 3 times as peculiar treasure as shown here: peculiar…
2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians 11:26        NIV

March 16, 2021 – Tuesday 2 Corinthians 11:26        NIV 26 I have been constantly on the move. I have been in danger from rivers, in danger from bandits, in danger from my fellow Jews, in danger from Gentiles; in danger in the city, in danger in the country, in danger at sea; and in danger from false believers. Comment  What an interesting verse. It is in the midst of verses 16-33 where Paul speaks of his sufferings as…
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