Author: Mari Rodriguez

Philemon 7

For we have a great joy and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother. Philemon 7 As Paul wrote to his friend Philemon, he made the point of saying, “You are so refreshing, Philemon!” What a great way to be described! That might actually be one…
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And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. Romans 16:20 Don’t ever forget that our hope is in the Lord Jesus Christ, who declared while on the cross, “It Is Finished!” There, on Calvary, our sins were completely and forever…
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Jude 1:17-19

But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: how they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to their own ungodly lusts. These are sensual persons, who cause divisions, not having the Spirit. Jude 1:17-19 Jude had…
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Acts 9:6

So he, trembling and astonished, said, “Lord, what do You want me to do?” Then the Lord said to him, “Arise and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.” Acts 9:6 Saul was on his way to Damascus with letters permitting him to arrest and persecute Christians. On the…
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1 Corinthians 14:31-32

For you can all prophesy one by one, that all may learn and all may be encouraged. And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.1 Corinthians 14:31-32 I think there are times when we forget that God used regular human beings to do His work. Men of “like passions” were chosen and…
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Proverbs 5:18

Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice with the wife of your youth.Proverbs 5:18 There is a lot in Proverbs about marriage and sexual sin, and that shouldn’t come as a surprise since the writer, Solomon, had 700 wives and 300 concubines. He knew of what he spoke. The verse above comes in the middle…
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2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers.2 Timothy 4:3 One of the scariest moments that recently happened at our house was the day our son lost my favorite back scratcher. I love…
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Mark 6:2-3

And when the Sabbath had come, He began to teach in the synagogue. And many hearing Him were astonished, saying, “Where did this Man get these things? And what wisdom is this which is given to Him, that such mighty works are performed by His hands! Is this not the carpenter, the Son of Mary,…
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Philemon 4-6

I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers, hearing of your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints, that the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.Philemon 4-6 Paul…
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John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”John 4:10 My house doesn’t have an automatic sprinkler system, and I have learned the hard way that…
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