Tag - Bible

Speaking For God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezekiel 22:28b They say, “This is what the Sovereign Lord says”—when the Lord has not spoken. O-bservation: This entire chapter, the Prophet Ezekiel spoke a forceful diatribe against those who claimed to "Speak for God," but who in fact had not been commissioned by God to speak on His behalf. A-pplication: I have been a part of the Christian ministry since the early 70s. That means I've listened to thousands of different messages by hundreds of different ministers in my lifetime. There have been a number of times when a "Minister of The Gospel" has said,...

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This Is Bible!

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: 1 Corinthians 10:24 No one should seek their own good, but the good of others. O-bservation: St. Paul had just given quite a lengthy summary of Israel's failures in the past, and what "Followers of Jesus" should and shouldn't be like as a result. Then he made a statement that is classic Judeo-Christian ethic. Don't think of yourself first, but rather put others first ... "This Is Bible!" A-pplication: Whether you're speaking of Jewish people or Christian people, the Bible promotes the idea of Others First, me second cover to cover. Moses, Joshua, David, Elisha, Esther,...

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I’m Ready For Good

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: 2 Timothy 3:17 So that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. O-bservation: The Apostle had just told Timothy in the previous verse what the Bible is meant for. And in the end, Paul says ... "The Bible is God's tool to help equip and make ready every "Follower of Jesus" to Do Good. A-pplication: I've decided that you can never ever live as though you have arrived and, consequently, you're ready for anything. Life is about continually Learning, and Developing, and Elevating, and if you're NOT then the mind gets...

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