Daily Verse – Gather Together.

For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.’ Matthew 18:20 NIVUK Gather - sunagó - to convene, to come together in a hospital way. With them - in the midst (alt.trans) - mesos - middle, amongst, between. In this verse Jesus is giving us an assurance that no matter… Continue reading Daily Verse – Gather Together.

Daily Verse – In the House!

Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. Psalms 23:6 NIVUK Psalm 23 is familiar to most people, believers or not. The view of God as a shepherd is an image which Jesus repeats and expands upon… Continue reading Daily Verse – In the House!

Daily Verse – Good Life and Deeds.

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. James 3:13 NIVUK If we were in a classroom and I asked for a show of hands of who considered themselves wise and knowledgable, I am not sure how many… Continue reading Daily Verse – Good Life and Deeds.

Daily Verse – Walking with the Wise.

Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. Proverbs 13:20 NIVUK In this recent technological era we can gain unparralleled access to the very best people in our field of interest. Most of them even do Masterclasses to teach you everything they have learnt on their journey. We are… Continue reading Daily Verse – Walking with the Wise.

Daily Verse – Matthew 7:24

Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. Matthew 7:24 NIV There are two principle teachings of Jesus about 'hearing' his/the word - the sower and the seed and this contrast between two builders. Everyone who hears -… Continue reading Daily Verse – Matthew 7:24

Daily Verse – Philippians 2:3

YouVersion Do nothing according to eritheian - self ambition. The two occurrences of this word, here and James 3:4 - are better understood as strife or contention. Don't act if it is a result of, or results in, faction or intrigue - being contentious or continuing in opposition. Instead, act in humility - tapeinophrosune -… Continue reading Daily Verse – Philippians 2:3

Daily Verse – Matthew 6:6

You Version This is one of the most quoted passages of Jesus talking about prayer and he highlights the difference between praying in public for the praise of others and praying individually in a close relationship with God. The Greek Interlinear offers up an interesting translation of part of this passage. Rather than 'go into… Continue reading Daily Verse – Matthew 6:6

Verse of the Day: Romans 8:1

https://www.bible.com/en-GB/bible/113/ROM.8.1.NIVUK In this verse the Apostle Paul uses the Greek work katakrima for the word condemnation. He tells us there is no condemnation - no penalty, no punishment or penal servitude following from a condemning. There are only two other usages of katakrima besides this one in the New Testament and both occur in Romans… Continue reading Verse of the Day: Romans 8:1