Daily Lift – August 16, 2015

And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call (Joel 2:32). The promise of salvation and deliverance excites the senses of…

Daily Lift – August 15, 2015

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 19:14). His life was so busy! Multitudes thronged Him; the diseased and grieving desired Him; enemies challenged Him; disciples inquired of Him. Yet, when little children were brought to Him time was…

Daily Lift – August 14, 2015

Ye shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein: I am the LORD your God (Leviticus 18:4). Matthew Henry said, “When the law of God is written in our hearts, our duty will be our delight.” The people of God, then and now, must live in a way that displays loving faithfulness…

Daily Lift – August 13, 2015

Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ (Colossians 3:24). He left heaven to be humiliated. Raised up in obscurity, humanity was unaware of His greatness. When He revealed Himself He was betrayed, denied, rejected, mocked, ridiculed, persecuted, tortured, and finally murdered. In return…

Daily Lift – August 12, 2015

The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace (Numbers 6:24-26). This passage contains three great features. (1) There is a Great Giver. Life’s greatest gifts come only from God (James 1:17).…

Daily Lift – August 11, 2015

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city (Revelation 22:14). This is the last of seven great beatitudes in the book of Revelation (1:3; 14:13; 16:15; 19:9; 20:6; 22:7; 22:14). Notice three truths about Revelation 22:14.…

Daily Lift – August 10, 2015

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple (Psalm 19:7). The Word of God wondrously reveals the God of the Word. The Bible is special revelation from God about God and His desire to have a relationship with us. Psalm 19:7 speaks…

Daily Lift – August 9, 2015

But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name (John 20:31). John 20:30-31 form a powerful purpose statement for the entire book of John. The purpose of life is not to please ourselves but to please the…

Daily Lift – August 8, 2015

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he (Deuteronomy 32:4). One of the most rewarding ways to study the Bible is to ask, “What does this passage say about God and His relationship to man?” Few passages…

Daily Lift – August 7, 2015

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to usward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power (Ephesians 1:19). Christians are wise who constantly meditate upon the greatness and goodness of God. William Gurnall well said, “One Almighty is more than all the mighties.” In this passage the Greek word translated,…