Take Up Your Cross…

Matthew 16:24-25 KJV – 24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any [man] will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. The words of […]

Do Not Be Discouraged!

Isaiah 25:6-10 KJV – 6 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. 7 And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the […]

No Fear!

Isa 41:10-13 KJV – 10 Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. 11 Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and […]

Rebellion Has Its Own Reward!

Nehemiah 9:16-17 KJV – 16 But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments, 17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but […]

God Heal Our land!

2Ch 7:13-14 KJV – 13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; 14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from […]

He Is Risen!

Mat 28:5-8 KJV – 5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. 7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples […]

Woman Behold Thy Son…

John 19:25-27 KJV – 25 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the [wife] of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! 27 Then saith he […]

Lord Remember Me…

Luke 23:39-43 KJV 39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. 40 But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? 41 And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward […]

Father Forgive Them…

Luke 23:33-35 KJV – 33 And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. 34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and […]

He Was Crucified for You!

John 3:16-18 KJV – 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 18 He […]

Podcasts Back online again!

I am pleased to announce that after a long absence we are now doing the podcasts at Bible Patterns and Principles once again. Please take time to listen to the spiritual encourgement and challenges we try to share on the podcast. You can find the podcasts at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/546637  My recovery from Covid with a two week […]

A Savior Is Born!

As We are on Christmas Eve, Let us read a magnificent portion of God’s word about the birth of Jesus. Luk 2:1-11 KJV – 1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. 2 ([And] this taxing was first […]

Too Wonderful For Words

2Corinthians 9:7-15 NLT – 7 You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don't give reluctantly or in response to pressure. "For God loves a person who gives cheerfully." 8 And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to […]

No Condemnation In Christ

Rom 8:1-4 KJV – 1 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the […]

Jesus Is the True Meaning of Christmas

Heb 1:1-4 KJV – 1 God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, 2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by [his] Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; 3 Who being the […]