Verse of the Week | Acts 12:16

‚ÄčBut Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished. – Acts 12:16 I heard a message about this passage recently, so credit for the post’s inspiration goes to the Holy Spirit and the speaker at our church. ūüôā I’m sure most of you know this story –…

Verse of the Week | Ecclesiastes 2:11

‚ÄčThen I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. – Ecclesiastes 2:11, KJV A couple days ago, I began to study Ecclesiastes. It occurred to…

Verse of the Week | Psalm 141:4

‚ÄčIncline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties. – Psalm 141:4 The other morning, I read this verse in my study of Psalms. I thought it was a superb metaphor – eating treats compared with “indulging” in a…

Verse of the Week | Psalm 134:1

‚ÄčBehold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD. – Psalm 134:1 When I read this verse one morning, I wondered what the last phrase meant in context. Those the speaker was addressing are thought to have been priests and Levites who watched…

Verse of the Week | Philippians 4:6

‚Äč Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: – Philippians 4:6, KJV I thought of this verse because of a song I love by Jason Gray, called “Becoming.” I am miles from where I was Yet so…

Verse of the Week | Genesis 24:58

And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go. – Genesis 24:58, KJV To explain what this verse reveals, let me first explain the backstory. Abraham sent one of his servants back to Abraham’s homeland in order to find a wife for his son,…

Verse of the Week | James 2:23

‚ÄčAnd the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God. – James 2:23, KJV Lately, I’ve been studying the incredible events in Genesis. Now, I’m in the middle of the story of Abraham and Sarah. So far, they have…

Verse of the Week | John 9:4

‚ÄčI must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work. – John 9:4, KJV God has given us all some time on Earth. Tick, tock, it’s always drawing to a close. So what are we doing with it? Will we think back and…

Verse of the Week | 1 John 2:6

‚ÄčHe that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk, even as he walked. – 1 John 2:6, KJV That’s a tall order. I think the place to begin when you want to become more Christlike is your heart. Your mindset. In life, what is your priority? What do you really want? Lately,…

Verse of the Week | Psalm 147:4

‚ÄčHe telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. – Psalm 147:4, KJV There are billions upon billions of stars in the Milky Way alone. There are billions upon billions of galaxies in the universe. Humans can’t even estimate how many stars there are, but God named them all! He…