Faith and Works Together…James 2:14-26 English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä

James 2:14-26¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä Faith and Works Togetherūüēä Faith Without Works Is Deadūüēä 14¬†What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith¬†but does not have works? Can that faith save him?¬†15¬†If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food,¬†16¬†and one of you says to them, ‚ÄúGo in peace, be warmed and filled,‚ÄĚ without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?¬†17¬†So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. 18¬†But someone will say, ‚ÄúYou have faith and I have works.‚ÄĚ Show me your faith¬†apart from your works, and I will … Continue reading Faith and Works Together…James 2:14-26 English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä

Psalm 114 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “The Lord Works Wonders”ūüēä

  Psalm 114¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä The¬†Lord Works Wondersūüēä 114¬†God brought his people out of Egypt, ¬†¬†¬†¬†that land ¬†¬†¬†¬†with a strange language. 2¬†He made Judah his holy place ¬†¬†¬†¬†and ruled over Israel. 3¬†When the sea looked at God, ¬†¬†¬†¬†it ran away, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and the Jordan River ¬†¬†¬†¬†flowed upstream. 4¬†The mountains and the hills ¬†¬†¬†¬†skipped around like goats. 5¬†Ask the sea why it ran away ¬†¬†¬†¬†or ask the Jordan ¬†¬†¬†¬†why it flowed upstream. 6¬†Ask the mountains and the hills ¬†¬†¬†¬†why they skipped like goats! 7¬†Earth, you will tremble, ¬†¬†¬†¬†when the Lord God of Jacob ¬†¬†¬†¬†comes near, 8¬†because he turns solid rock into flowing streams ¬†¬†¬†¬†and pools of water.ūüēä … Continue reading Psalm 114 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “The Lord Works Wonders”ūüēä

Psalm 78 English Standard Version (ESV) “Tell the Coming Generation”ūüēä

Psalm 78¬†English Standard Version(ESV)ūüēä “Tell the Coming Generation”ūüēä A Maskil of¬†Asaph. 78¬†Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; ¬†¬†¬†¬†incline your ears to the words of my mouth! 2¬†I will open my mouth¬†in a parable; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I will utter dark sayings from of old, 3¬†things that we have heard and known, ¬†¬†¬†¬†that our¬†fathers have told us. 4¬†We will not¬†hide them from their children, ¬†¬†¬†¬†but¬†tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the¬†Lord, and his might, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and¬†the wonders that he has done. 5¬†He established¬†a testimony in¬†Jacob ¬†¬†¬†¬†and appointed a law in¬†Israel, which he commanded our fathers ¬†¬†¬†¬†to teach to their children, 6¬†that¬†the next generation might know them, … Continue reading Psalm 78 English Standard Version (ESV) “Tell the Coming Generation”ūüēä

Psalm 77 New King James Version (NKJV) The Consoling Memory of God‚Äôs Redemptive Worksūüēä

Psalm 77¬†New King James Version (NKJV)ūüēä The Consoling Memory of God‚Äôs Redemptive Worksūüēä To the Chief Musician.¬†To Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph. 77:1¬†¬†I cried out to God with my voice‚ÄĒ To God with my voice; And He gave ear to me. 2¬†In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; My hand was stretched out in the night without ceasing; My soul refused to be comforted. 3¬†I remembered God, and was troubled; I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed.¬†Selah 4¬†You hold my eyelids¬†open; I am so troubled that I cannot speak. 5¬†I have considered the days of old, The years of ancient times. 6¬†I call … Continue reading Psalm 77 New King James Version (NKJV) The Consoling Memory of God‚Äôs Redemptive Worksūüēä

Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)

Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) God Is My Strength and Portion ForeverūüĆĻ A Psalm of¬†Asaph. 73:1¬†Truly God is good to¬†Israel, ¬†¬†¬†¬†to those who are¬†pure in heart. 2¬†But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, ¬†¬†¬†¬†my steps had nearly slipped. 3¬†For I was¬†envious of the arrogant ¬†¬†¬†¬†when I saw the¬†prosperity of the wicked. 4¬†For they have no pangs until death; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their bodies are fat and sleek. 5¬†They are not in trouble as others are; ¬†¬†¬†¬†they are not¬†stricken like the rest of mankind. 6¬†Therefore pride is¬†their necklace; ¬†¬†¬†¬†violence covers them as¬†a garment. 7¬†Their¬†eyes swell out through fatness; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their hearts overflow with follies. … Continue reading Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)