persecution

  1. SueJLove

    They Lay a Trap

    Sunday, January 17, 2016, 6:30 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “You Raise Me Up.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 22:15-22 (NASB). Then the Pharisees went and plotted together how they might trap Him in what He said. And they sent their disciples to Him, along...
  2. SueJLove

    The Cup We Drink

    Sunday, January 10, 2016, 8:43 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Near the Cross.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 20:17-28 (NASB). Mock, Scourge and Crucify (vv. 17-19) As Jesus was about to go up to Jerusalem, He took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and...
  3. SueJLove

    Outward vs. Inward

    Sunday, January 3, 2016, 1:50 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, What Joy!” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 15:1-20 (NASB). Tradition vs. The Word (vv. 1-6) Then some Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do Your disciples break the...
  4. SueJLove

    They Conspire Against

    Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 4:45 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Keeps Me Singing.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 12:14-21 (NASB). But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him. But Jesus, aware of this, withdrew...
  5. SueJLove

    Awaken the Dawn

    Psalm 57 is a psalm of lament. The psalmist experienced some type of disaster in his life which engulfed him like a violent storm. He was hotly pursued by his enemies who, to him, were like lions or ravenous beasts just waiting to devour him with their sharp tongues. They tried to trip him up...
  6. SueJLove

    Leap for Joy

    “Blessed are you when men hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man. Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their fathers treated the prophets.” “But I tell you who hear me: Love...
  7. SueJLove

    He is With Us

    Friday, November 27, 2015, 4:27 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Fully Ready.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Jeremiah 46:27-28 (NASB). “But as for you, O Jacob My servant, do not fear, Nor be dismayed, O Israel! For, see, I am going to save you from afar, And your...
  8. SueJLove

    Sing Praises

    We should take this attitude toward our own suffering, persecutions, troubles, and grief, etc. We should realize that God has not abandoned us in our suffering, he will never leave us or forsake us, he is in complete control of our circumstances, he knows what he is doing, none of this has taken...
  9. SueJLove

    Days are Coming

    Sunday, November 8, 2015, 11:34 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “The Lord’s Anointed.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Jeremiah 23 (quoting vv. 1-6 NASB). Destroying Shepherds (vv. 1-2; cf. Ezekiel 34) “Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of...
  10. SueJLove

    In His Hands

    Saturday, November 7, 2015, 10:01 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Fully Ready.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Jeremiah 18 (Select vv. NASB). The Potter’s Wheel (vv. 1-6) The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord saying, “Arise and go down to the potter’s house...
  11. SueJLove

    My Heart Cries

    Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 5:36 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the songs “Blessed Are You” and “Believe Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 15-16 (selected vv. NASB). In Distress (15:1-3, 5) The oracle concerning Moab. Surely in a night Ar of Moab is devastated and...
  12. SueJLove

    So It Will Stand

    Sunday, September 6, 2015, 6:39 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Blessed Are You.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 14:24-27 (NASB). The Lord of hosts has sworn saying, “Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand...