16 So he delivered him over to them to be crucified.The CrucifixionSo they took Jesus, 17 and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called The Place of a Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha. 18 There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them. 19 Pilate […]
My Soul Thirsts for YouA Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.63:1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;my soul thirsts for you;my flesh faints for you,as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. 2 So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,beholding your power […]
Why Do You Hide Yourself?10:1 Why, O Lord, do you stand far away?Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? 2 In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor;let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised. 3 For the wicked boasts of the desires of his soul,and the one greedy for gain curses and […]
Self control. 28 A man without self-controlis like a city broken into and left without walls. (ESV)
Various books of the Bible.
Qualifications for Deacons8 Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain. 9 They must hold the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 10 And let them also be tested first; then let them serve as deacons if they prove themselves blameless. 11 Their wives likewise must be dignified, […]
God’s love for his people.
God is Holy God is Forgiving God is Just Isaiah’s Vision of the Lord6:1 In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his […]