MAN DOWN – A HAND TO RISE

    Esther 2New International Version (NIV) Esther Made Queen 2 Later when King Xerxes’ fury had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done and what he had decreed about her. 2 Then the king’s personal attendants proposed, “Let a search be made for beautiful young virgins for the king.3 Let the king appoint commissioners in every province…

IF ITS REAL LOVE – IT PROTECTS, OTHERWISE IT’S HATRED

1 Corinthians 13New International Version (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love,…

THE ANOINTED HEAVENWARD REACTION VS THE CARNAL REACTION

Psalm 34[a][b] Of David. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left. 1 I will extol the Lord at all times;    his praise will always be on my lips.2 I will glory in the Lord;    let the afflicted hear and rejoice.3 Glorify the Lord with me;    let us exalt his name together. 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me;    he delivered me from all my…

A MAN BLIND TO THE SIGHT OF TRUE LOVE BECAUSE OF RAW LUST

Psalm 51[a] For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God,    according to your unfailing love;according to your great compassion    blot out my transgressions.2 Wash away all my iniquity    and cleanse me from my sin. 3 For I know my transgressions,    and my sin is…

A ROTTEN FAMILIES’ BAD WOMEN

Psalm 91 1 Whoever dwells in the shelterof the Most High    will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.[a]2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,    my God, in whom I trust.” 3 Surely he will save you    from the fowler’s snare    and from the deadly pestilence.4 He will cover you with his feathers,    and under his wings you will find…

I WILL NOT SUPPORT WHAT MUST NOT BE SUPPORTED

Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the one    who does not walk in step with the wickedor stand in the way that sinners take    or sit in the company of mockers,2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,    and who meditates on his law day and night.3 That person is like a treeplanted by streams of water,    which yields its fruit in seasonand whose leaf does not wither—    whatever they…