Posts from March 2017

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Messiah Jesus be my King!

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditations on Psalm 2 Great and Good King of the Universe, Redeeming Creator of all things, why do we rebel against YOU? Why do we reject YOUR rule? Why are do we go our own way. LORD awaken our government to see the futility of fighting YOU. Save us from self interest and rejection of […]

Lord, bless me today!

by Dr. Norman Wise

Psalm 1 Lord bless me today. Give me the wisdom not to find my wisdom from the wicked, the rebellious, and the scoffers of my culture. Save me from being a cynic. Lord bless me today Give me joy, desire, hunger, thirst, and delight in YOUR written revelation and YOUR wisdom from above. Let me […]

Lord give me a serving heart

by Dr. Norman Wise

  Mark 10:32-45 Messiah Jesus, YOUR ways are not our ways. We would have YOU simply come and bring Eden back on steroids, get rid of the devil, and provide for us a privileged place in YOUR kingdom. No suffering, no struggle, and no sacrifice is our plan. Our thinking is very simplistic and selfish. […]

Peace Be With You

by Dr. Norman Wise

Romans 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 More than that, we rejoice in our […]

Gospel Centered Self Talk

by Dr. Norman Wise

  SELF TALK TO KEEP US CENTERED IN GOD’S PLAN FOR OUR LIVES GOD CREATED ME FOR A PURPOSE GOD HAS GIVEN ME UNIQUE ABILITIES GOD CARES ABOUT ME GOD HAS EVERY HAIR ON MY HEAD COUNTED GOD SEES ME AS SIGNIFICANT GOD IS COMMITTED TO ME TO THE POINT OF DYING ON THE CROSS […]

Why follow Jesus? (Part One)

by Dr. Norman Wise

Why would I follow Jesus? (Part one)   By Dr. Norman Wise   “(9) As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector’s booth; and He said to him, “Follow Me!” And he got up and followed Him.” [Matthew 9:9 NASB]   What is there about Jesus […]

Bring us new joy!

by Dr. Norman Wise

Jeremiah 31:1-6 LORD, Redeemer, Creator, and the ONE who rescues. Come now and rescue us. Deliver us. We have survived, now help us to find YOUR favor and strength. YOU have been our rest, now be the one who rescues us from despair. YOU have loved us with an everlasting love. Before the creation of […]

I Have Chosen YOU, So Don’t Be Afraid

by Dr. Norman Wise

Isaiah 41: 8 But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend; 9 you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, “You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off”; 10 fear not, […]

Son of David, have mercy on me!

by Dr. Norman Wise

Isaiah 11:1 There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. […]

Thank You Lord For Being A Faithful Lover

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation on Psalm 118 God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob God of Moses, Isaiah, and Daniel God of Peter, Matthew, and Paul True Redeeming Creator open my heart to being thankful and forgive me for not being appreciative of all YOUR faithful compassion and care. YOU, great Redeeming Creator have been faithful to YOUR promises […]