Walking in the Light

1 John 1:5-10 New American Standard Bible (NASB) God Is Light 5 This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and […]

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The God Who Turns

Psalm 85 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Prayer for God’s Mercy upon the Nation. For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. 85 O Lord, You showed favor to Your land; You [a]restored the captivity of Jacob. 2 You forgave the iniquity of Your people; You covered all their sin. [b]Selah. 3 You withdrew all […]

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The Blessed Man

Psalm 1 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Righteous and the Wicked Contrasted. 1 How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the [a]path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His […]

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Psalm 63

Psalm 63 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Thirsting Soul Satisfied in God. A Psalm of David, [a]when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 63 O God, You are my God; I shall seek You [b]earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh [c]yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is […]

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The Prodigal Sons

Luke 15 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Lost Sheep 15 Now all the tax collectors and the [a]sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him. 2 Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So He told them this parable, saying, 4 “What man among you, […]

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A Sinful Woman’s Worship

Luke 7:36-50 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 36 Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to [a]dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37 And there was a woman in the city who was a [b]sinner; and when she learned that He was reclining at the table in the Pharisee’s […]

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Who are we?

1 Peter 2:9-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; 10 for you once were not a people, but now you […]

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Take Care, Brethren

Hebrews 3:12-19 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Peril of Unbelief 12 Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart [a]that falls away from the living God. 13 But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “Today,” so that none of you will be […]

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I am Not Ashamed

Romans 1:16-17 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 17 For in it therighteousness of God is revealed [a]from faith to faith; as it is written, “[b]But the righteous man shall live by faith.”

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Suffering, A Prelude to Joy

Acts 16:22-40New American Standard Bible (NASB) Paul and Silas Imprisoned 22 The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their [a]robes off them and proceeded to order [b]them to be beaten with rods. 23 When they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely; 24 [c]and he, having received such a […]

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