Musings of a Recovering Lutheran: May 2015
O LORD, God of my salvation,
         I have cried out day and night before You.
Let my prayer come before You;
         Incline Your ear to my cry. 

Psalm 88:1-2 (NKJV)

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015

Today's verse

I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

John 14:6 (KJV)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Today's verse

I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.

Psalm 119:121 (KJV)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Reading list

Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper.

Today's verse

And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people.

Leviticus 26:12 (KJV)

Monday, May 25, 2015

Today's verse

I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

Psalm 139:14 (KJV)

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Today's verse

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

John 10:1-2 (KJV)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Today's verse

Ye that fear the Lord, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.

Psalm 22:23 (KJV)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Today's verse

The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

Exodus 14:14 (KJV)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Today's verse

Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Leviticus 19:18 (KJV)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Today's verse

Give ear, O Lord, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications. In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.

Psalm 86:6-7 (KJV)

Friday, May 15, 2015

Update on Asia Bibi



The Orlando Sentinel has a plea from human rights lawyer Shahzad Ahmed.

Read Asia Bibi's own words.

The online petition calling for mercy for Asia Bibi can still be found here.

For those who do not know who she is, here is the story about Asia Bibi's unjust imprisonment and death sentence for "blasphemy" against the Prophet Muhammad.

Please pray for Asia Bibi and her family. Also, please pray for those who are risking their lives to free her.

Today's verse

The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Proverbs 28:1 (KJV)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Today's verse

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Mark 10:45 (KJV)

Monday, May 11, 2015

Today's verse

For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

1 Peter 2:19-20 (KJV)

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Today's verse

Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art the Lord our God. Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.

Jeremiah 3:22-23 (KJV)

Do you trust in the princes of this world to save you? What about wealth? Science and knowledge? All of these will one day let you down.

Instead, trust in the Lord. He is eternal, and remembers His promises. He will never abandon you nor forget you.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Today's verse

I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; and they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

2 Timothy 4:1-4 (KJV)

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Today's verse

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Colossians 3:1 (KJV)

Monday, May 04, 2015

Today's verse

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

2 Corinthians 5:17 (KJV)

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Today's verse

But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

1 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV)

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Today's verse

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Romans 8:18 (KJV)