Weekly Worship Meditation

November 2016

Don't Miss The Savior

For he supposed that his brethren would have understood that God would deliver them by his hand, but they did not understand. —Act 7:25 He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him. —John 1:11 Moses assumed that his Jewish brethren would understand that he would be the deliverer of his people from bondage in Egypt.  They didn’t.  One reason why is that when this incident took place, Moses was the Son of Pharaoh.  God had no intention of...

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What a Savior

And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads and saying, “You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself!  If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.” —Matthew 27:39-40 It is hard to imagine what it must have been like for the sinless Son of God to hear the blasphemous taunts that were hurled at Him while He hung on the cross.  Have you ever been misunderstood?  Have you ever thought, “If only they...

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"Render to Caesar"

And Jesus answered and said to them, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." And they marveled at Him. —Mark 12:17 Most of us are familiar with this teaching of Jesus, and of the various applications, but since we are living in highly charged political times, it wouldn’t hurt to remember. The religionists were not asking Jesus a question about paying taxes because they wanted to learn from Him.  Rather...

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Do Good...

“He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and no unrighteousness is in Him.” —John 7:18 I have a confession to make.  There are times, when I set out to do something good, with only the intention of doing something good.  Then, while doing that good thing, I catch myself wondering how I might be thought of for having done a good thing.  The fact that I even think of it reveals that...

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