Khesed

Khesed

Khesed

5 June 2019

“Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
on those who hope in His steadfast love.”
Psalms‬ ‭33:18 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Through feast or famine, and flood or fire;
God’s ‘steadfast love’ gets higher and higher.
Jesus fulfilled His Father’s desire;
Right up to the Cross He did not tire.
The Lord Jesus is our Hope Supplier;
Let His ‘unfailing love’ for us inspire.
Hallelujah!

Read more: 5 June 2019

4 June 2019

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouth,
but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion,
that it may give grace to those who hear.”
Ephesians 4:29 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s stop speaking things that are harmful;
And choose ‘good’ words that are more helpful.
The words ‘It is finished’ were faithful;
Our Saviour was brave and not fearful.
Our sins are now gone let’s be grateful;
While ‘building up’ folks with words graceful.
Hallelujah!

Read more: 4 June 2019

3 June 2019

“There is none holy like the Lord:
For there is none besides you;
There is no rock like our God.”
‭1 Samuel 2:2 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
When our hopes dim, some people will mock;
Run to the Lord, cause He is our ‘Rock’.
Hannah was teased, became laughing-stock;
Then ‘holy’ ‘Lord’ removed stumbling block.
The ‘Good Shepherd’ ‘leads’ His own flock;
And will help us, all day round the clock.
Hallelujah!

Read more: 3 June 2019

2 June 2019

“For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand;
It is I who say to you,
‘Fear not, I am the One who helps you.’”
‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:13‬ ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
‘Fear not, for I AM’ will help us today;
He is the ‘Truth’, ‘Life’ and also the ‘Way’.
Thomas the doubter was tempted to stray;
But Jesus our Lord said, “believe what I say”.
God holds our ‘right hand’, things will be okay;
So when testings come, let’s “trust and obey”.
Hallelujah!

Read more: 2 June 2019

1 June 2019

“The Lord will fight for you,
and you have only to be silent.”
‭Exodus 14:14 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Jesus our Warrior, ‘Faithful and True’;
He always helps us, arrives right on queue.
At the Red Sea, it was a bad view;
Then God stretched His arm and drowned Pharaoh’s crew.
Let’s not fear or worry, when troubles brew;
‘Be still and know that, I AM God’ saves you.
Hallelujah!

Read more: 1 June 2019

30 April 2019

"For it is God who works in you both to will and to work,
for His good pleasure.”
Philippians 2:13 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Grumble and mumble, “not on” today;
But really please God, in ev’ry way.
When faced with the Cross, Jesus did pray;
That gave him great strength, to face the fray.
As ‘lights in the world’, shine and display,
‘To will and to work’, “trust and obey”.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 30 April 2019

29 April 2019

"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden,
and I will give you rest.”
Matthew‬ ‭11:28 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Relief that was lost, and ‘peace’ people stole;
Only Lord Jesus can make us feel whole.
Nailed to the cruel Cross, bad men in control;
Died for all our sins was Jesus’ life goal.
Put His ‘yoke’ on us, all burdens unroll;
‘Learn’ from Him gently, find ‘rest’ for our ‘soul’.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 29 April 2019

28 April 2019

"The fear of man lays a snare;
But whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.”
Proverbs 29:25 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s not be frightened what people can do;
God’s Word is stronger and speaks what is true.
David the shepherd boy one stone he threw;
Asked God for courage and giant he slew.
Faith that stays simple gives God high value;
Stand strong and soon God will save and rescue.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan
Family: Numbers 5, Psalms 39
Personal:
 Song 3, Hebrews 3

27 April 2019

"Now the Lord is the Spirit,
and where the Spirit of the Lord is,
there is freedom.”
2 Corinthians 3:17 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
What will be said of our life story?
Did we give God all of the glory?
Starts with the Cross, blood-stained and gory;
Ends with sins paid, no purgatory.
Spirit gives ‘Life’; freedom’ armoury;
Straight our ‘Way’ now, not loose and awry.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 27 April 2019

26 April 2019

"The heart of man plans his way,
but the Lord establishes his steps.”
Proverbs 16:9 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s ask the Lord to bless our plans;
He rules over all our homelands.
Steps to the Cross we’re hard demands;
Faithful Jesus obeyed commands.
Visions and dreams, are in His Hands;
Pray and tell God, He understands.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 26 April 2019

25 April 2019

"Be strong and courageous.
Do not fear or be in dread of them,
for it is the Lord your God who goes with you.
He will not leave you or forsake you.”
Deuteronomy‬ ‭31:6‬ ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Like a good soldier ‘be strong’ as could be;
God won’t ‘forsake’ us or ‘leave’ us empty.
Jesus’ great courage was seen on Calv’ry;
His faithful love was there to set us free.
Christ the ‘Rock’ built His Church for you and me;
‘Gates of hell won’t prevail’, let’s all agree.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 25 April 2019

24 April 2019

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish
but have eternal life.”
John‬ ‭3:16 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
“A ruler once came to Jesus by night”;
To ask where He got His power and might.
Jesus replied that “Moses got it right;
Look to bronze serpent to save from snake bite.’
Whatever our wrongs, worse sins can recite;
Let’s look to the Cross and follow the Light.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 24 April 2019

23 April 2019

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and are justified by His grace as a gift,
through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.”
Romans‬ ‭3:23-24 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The ‘glory’ we had before the Fall;
Christ’s free ‘gift’ of ‘grace’ can reinstall.
On Calvary’s Cross, Christ made the call;
“Father forgive them, my Life for all”.
So times when we’ve sinned, ‘backs to the wall’;
Confess and repent, start to walk tall.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 23 April 2019

22 April 2019

"Your word is a lamp to my feet and
a light to my path.”
Psalms‬ ‭119:105 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s thank God for, “Coming of the Light”;
Jesus brought ‘Peace’ and stopped all the fight.
There on the Cross, cruel treatment and spite;
God’s only Son, died to make wrongs right.
Let Jesus lead, from darkness and night;
He is the ‘Way’, ‘Truth’, ‘Life’ that stays bright.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 22 April 2019

21 April 2019

"He himself bore our sins in His body on the tree,
that we might die to sin and live to righteousness.
By His wounds you have been healed.”
1 Peter‬ ‭2:24 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Cursed, and wounded and nailed to a tree;
Jesus ‘bore our sins’, now we’re debt free.
Tomb, and grave clothes are clearly empty;
Jesus gives new life and victory.
‘Healed’, and strengthened to face enemy;
Christ’s ‘righteousness’ clothes, now covers me.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 21 April 2019

20 April 2019

"A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.”
Proverbs‬ ‭15:1 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Words have power, build up or destroy;
Make sure our tongues, cheer more than annoy.
God is the ‘Word’, teenager, tomboy;
Trust Christ today, be brave and not coy.
Don’t feel despised, a “throw-away toy”;
God’s ‘Word of Life’, speaks faith, hope and joy.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 20 April 2019

19 April 2019

"Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word,
which is able to save your souls.”
James‬ ‭1:21 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s stop evil desire and intent;
Say ‘we’re sorry’, confess and repent.
See the cruel Cross and ask what it meant;
Christ died for our sins, shame and torment.
Come, make ‘peace with God’, find real content;
‘Do, and not just hear,’ ‘Word’ that God sent.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 19 April 2019

18 April 2019

"The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance,
that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners,
of whom I am the foremost.”
1 Timothy‬ ‭1:15‬ ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s not close our eyes to sin;
Thieves and liars never win.
Turn around let Life begin;
Ask Jesus ‘cleanse me within’.
‘Friends’ now more than ‘next of kin’;
Christ nailed ‘lid back on the bin.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 18 April 2019

17 April 2019

"And whatever you do, in word or deed,
do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus,
giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”
Colossians‬ ‭3:17 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Who made the sun and the stars in the sky?
Who gave us life to see things with our eye?
It was the Lord for He cares from on High;
Loves us so much He sent His Son to die.
In ‘word or deed’ let ‘faith, hope, love’ apply;
And give God ‘thanks’ for “all our needs’” supply.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 17 April 2019

16 April 2019

"If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you today, by loving the Lord your God,
by walking in his ways, and by keeping his commandments and his statutes and his rules,
then you shall live and multiply, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land that you are entering to take possession of it."
Deuteronomy‬ ‭30:16 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let us stick to all God’s ways;
We’ll have Love, Life, length of days.
On the Cross Jesus obeys;
All our debt of sin He pays.
Lift our voices, sing and praise;
‘Goodness...mercy’ God displays.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 16 April 2019

15 April 2019

"Therefore you are great, O Lord God.
For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.”
2 Samuel‬ ‭7:22 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God is ‘great’, kind, just and fair;
Favours us, we’re precious, rare.
Daniel thrown in lion’s lair;
God made sure no scratch or scare.
Let’s show ‘faith, hope, love’ and care;
And give thanks to God in prayer.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 15 April 2019

14 April 2019

"Know this, my beloved brothers:
let every person be quick to hear,
slow to speak, slow to anger."
James‬ ‭1:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Swift to hear, slow to speak’, tell our anger “Go!”;
Let God’s Word, in our hearts, be planted and grow.
On the Cross, Jesus died, in full public show;
His pure blood, cleansed our sins, washed us “white as snow”.
This weekend, stand up strong, for God’s love we know;
Nothing will, steal our peace, neither friend nor foe.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 14 April 2019

13 April 2019

"See that no one repays anyone evil for evil,
but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.”
1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:15‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s not pay back ‘wrong for wrong’;
But forgive, sing Jesus’ song.
‘It is finished’, we belong;
‘Living water’ makes us strong.
Let’s drink from God’s billabong;
Love and serve Him all lifelong.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 13 April 2019

12 April 2019

“When the cares of my heart are many,
your consolations cheer my soul.”
Psalms‬ ‭94:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Light, Holiness, Justice and Peace;
Rise up O Lord, give us release.
Sins, uncleanness, wrongs will decrease;
There on the Cross, see God’s showpiece.
Love, Forgiveness, Goodness won’t cease;
Let’s trust Jesus, nephew and niece.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 12 April 2019

11 April 2019

"And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts,
to which indeed you were called in one body.
And be thankful."
Colossians‬ 3:15‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We belong to the, best ever team;
If we love Jesus, Lord God Supreme.
There on the cruel Cross, suffered extreme;
Christ died to cleanse us, save and redeem.
‘Peace’ now ‘rules’ our ‘hearts’, we have esteem;
Sins are forgiven, true, not a dream.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 11 April 2019

10 April 2019

"I will never forget your precepts,
for by them you have given me life.”
Psalms‬ ‭119:93 ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let’s sit under God’s leafy shade;
We know we’re loved ‘cause us He made.
On the Cross all our sins were laid;
And Jesus’ death for them has paid.
God’s Word of Life let’s never trade;
Even for gold of highest grade.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 10 April 2019

9 April 2019

“"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God,
"who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty"”
Revelation‬ ‭1:8 ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's stay faithful, strong and endure;
Christ will return we know for sure.
He's 'Almighty', Holy and pure;
Rules the past, present and future.
When the world boasts, tries to allure;
Come close to Christ and stay secure.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 9 April 2019

8 April 2019

"Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life.
Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,
and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.
Do you believe this?’”
John‬ ‭11:25-26‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Jesus turns up, at just the right time;
When losing hope, down to our last dime.
Sickness and death, can seem such a crime;
We’ve stopped cooking, with mint leaves and thyme.
A sweeter sound, than when church bells chime;
Jesus says 'Life, mine's endless, sublime’.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

 

Read more: 8 April 2019

7 April 2019

"Therefore, confess your sins to one another and
pray for one another, that you may be healed.
The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working."
James‬ ‭5:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
To each other, be open and true;
'Confess' our sins, God's mercy pursue.
Jesus loves us, both Gentile and Jew;
Forgave our sins, '...know not what they do.'
'Great power' prayers, can heal and rescue;
As we show care, and love others too.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 7 April 2019

6 April 2019

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.”
‭‭Proverbs 3:5-6‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's lean on Jesus all through the day;
Says ''I Am' the 'Truth', 'Life' and the 'Way'.
In lonely Garden, hear Jesus pray;
'I will drink this cup, trust and obey.'
Though pain comes to us, people of clay;
Know and 'trust' God's grace, will come and stay.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 6 April 2019

5 April 2019

“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have,
for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”
‭‭Hebrews 13:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
A phone call, a text and cup of tea;
These little things God loves to see.
Mary poured oil so rich and so free;
Washed Jesus' feet so publicly.
Any small deed that's shared thankfully;
Jesus will say, 'it matters to me.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 5 April 2019

4 April 2019

“Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
When he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.”
‭‭Galatians‬ 1:10‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Who 'keeps silent' when we do wrong?
Who cares that we feel we belong?
Who makes all voices sing a sweet song?
Who offers joy and peace lifelong?
'Tis Lord Jesus whose wise and strong;
He's been in control all along.
Hallelujah! ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Read more: 4 April 2019