In His Word
"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." – Psalm 119:105

Archive for November 2015

“forgive him”

November 28, 2015

Jesus said, “Take heed to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.  And if he sins against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.” (Luke 17:3-4). Jesus makes it clear two things you are to do in regard to your […]

“if your brother sins against you”

November 25, 2015

Jesus said, “Moreover if your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.  But if he will not hear, take with you one or two more, that ‘by the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be […]

“stumbling blocks”

November 24, 2015

Jesus said, “It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!  It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to stumble.” (Luke 17:1-2; Matthew 18:6-7). Jesus […]

“let them hear them”

November 23, 2015

When the rich man wanted Abraham to send Lazarus from the dead to speak to his lost brothers, Jesus speaking as Abraham said, “They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them. …If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.” […]

“…a rich man…and a poor man…”

November 20, 2015

Jesus said, “Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.  And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores,…”  With these words He began the account of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31). Would you rather […]

“God knows your heart”

November 19, 2015

Jesus said to the Pharisees, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.” (Luke 16:15).  The Pharisees put on a good show for men and gained their honor.  God saw through the […]

“faithful in very little”

November 18, 2015

Jesus said, “Whoever is faithful in very little is also faithful in much, and whoever is unrighteous in very little is also unrighteous in much.” (Luke 16:10). Sometimes people talk about all they would do if they had a million dollars.  You know if they are right when you see what they do with the […]

“faithful in the unrighteous wealth”

November 16, 2015

In conclusion to the parable of the shrewd steward, Jesus said, “And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal dwellings. … If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the […]

“all that is mine is yours”

November 14, 2015

Jesus as the father to the older brother said, “Son, you have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.” (Luke 15:31). Whenever you may feel neglected, left out, or deprived in some way, remember these words of the father to his son.  They apply just as well from your heavenly Father […]

“never”

November 12, 2015

Jesus speaking as the older brother to his father said, “Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends.  But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed […]