The Waiting is the Hardest Part (Habakkuk 2:2-5)

Habakkuk 2:2-5 English Standard Version (ESV) The Righteous Shall Live by His Faith 2 And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision;    make it plain on tablets,    so he may run who reads it.3 For still the vision awaits its appointed time;    it hastens to the end—it will not lie.If it seems slow, wait for it;    it will surely come; it will not delay. 4 “Behold,…

look up, look down, look out (habakkuk 1:12 – 2:1)

habakkuk 1:12-2:1 english standard version (esv) Habakkuk’s Second Complaint 12 Are you not from everlasting,    O Lord my God, my Holy One?    We shall not die.O Lord, you have ordained them as a judgment,    and you, O Rock, have established them for reproof.13 You who are of purer eyes than to see evil    and cannot look at wrong,why do you idly…

The Hour of Jesus’ Need (Part 2) (John 17:20-26)

John 17:20-26 (ESV) 20 “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, 21 that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. 22 The glory that you have…

The Hour of Jesus’ Need (Part 1) (John 17:1-19)

John 17:1-19 English Standard Version (ESV) The High Priestly Prayer 17 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3 And this is eternal life, that they know…

Real Talk About Jesus’ Name (John 16:25-33)

John 16:25-33 English Standard Version (ESV) I Have Overcome the World 25 “I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father. 26 In that day you will ask in my name, and I do…

Sorrow Turns to Joy (John 16:16-24)

John 16:16-24 (ESV) Your Sorrow Will Turn into Joy 16 “A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a little while, and you will see me.” 17 So some of his disciples said to one another, “What is this that he says to us, ‘A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little…

Born to Finish Well (Hebrews 12:1-6)

Hebrews 12:1-6 (ESV) Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the…

The Holy Spirit Our Helper (John 16:4-15)

John 16:4-15 (ESV) 4 But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. The Work of the Holy Spirit “I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. 5 But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you…