Month: March 2023

Humble Savior

Humble Savior

As we read in Zechariah 9:9, we see a prophecy that was given long before it was fulfilled. This prophecy speaks of a King who would come to the people riding on a donkey. This King would be righteous and victorious, but He would also be humble and lowly. When we think about this prophecy, we realize that it speaks to the character of our God; Namely Jesus.

God is a God who keeps His promises, and He is faithful to fulfill His word. This prophecy reminds us that God is in control of history and that He has a plan for our lives. Just as He fulfilled this prophecy, He will fulfill all of his promises to us as well.

Furthermore, this prophecy also shows us the character of the King who was to come. He was righteous, victorious, humble, and lowly. This King is Jesus Christ, who came to earth to save us from our sins. Jesus is the perfect example of what it means to be a true King. He is not a King who is interested in power and prestige, but he is a King who is interested in serving His people; proving it by giving His life for them.

As we reflect on the prophecy given in Zechariah 9:9, we are reminded of God’s faithfulness, His control over history, and the character of Jesus Christ. Let us rejoice greatly and shout with joy, just as the daughter of Zion and the daughter of Jerusalem did, because our King has come to us and He has saved us from our sins.

Posted by onthesolidrock in Daily Inspiration, Faith, Trust
Watch Out!

Watch Out!

The Bible passage from Romans 16:17 reminds us to be cautious of people who cause division and create obstacles that go against the Biblical teachings we have learned. We must be careful of who we choose to associate with and the beliefs they follow. It is important to stay true to our faith and to seek guidance from trusted sources to avoid being led astray.

We can apply this lesson to our daily lives by being mindful of the people we surround ourselves with and the messages we consume.

It is easy to be influenced by the opinions and beliefs of those around us, but we must remember to stay grounded in our own values and convictions.

This can be challenging, but seeking the wisdom and guidance of those we trust can help us stay on the right path.

As we reflect on this passage, let us remember to be vigilant in guarding our hearts and minds against those who would lead us astray. Let us seek the truth and wisdom of God’s Word and those who have studied it deeply. By doing so, we can grow in our faith and become better equipped to navigate the challenges of life.

Posted by onthesolidrock in Daily Inspiration, Discipline, Faith, Trust
Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

As we read in Romans 11:33, we find that the wisdom and knowledge of God are deep and unsearchable. We may try to understand God’s ways, but we may never fully comprehend His ways. This verse reminds us of the vastness and mystery of God’s nature. As we seek to know more about God, we can find comfort in knowing that He is infinitely wiser than we are.

God’s ways are beyond our understanding, but this does not mean that we should give up trying to know Him. The more we seek God, the more we will see His hand in our lives.

We can trust that God is always working for our good, even if we do not understand the details of how He is doing it. We can also trust that God is always faithful to His promises, and that He will never leave us or forsake us.

As we contemplate the depth of God’s wisdom and knowledge, we can also be encouraged by the fact that He desires for us to know Him more. We can approach God with a childlike faith, seeking to learn more about Him and His ways. God invites us to come to Him, to ask questions, and to seek His guidance. As we do so, we can trust that He will reveal Himself to us in ways that are beyond our imagination.

Posted by onthesolidrock in Daily Inspiration, Trust
The Purpose of the Law

The Purpose of the Law

We often strive to earn God’s favor by doing good works or following a set of rules. However, as we learn from Romans 3:20, this is not the way to be declared righteous in God’s sight. No matter how hard we try, we will never be able to achieve righteousness through our own efforts. Instead, the law shows us our sin and points us to our need for a savior.

The good news is that God has provided a way for us to be declared righteous through faith in Jesus Christ. When we believe in Jesus and accept the gift of salvation that he offers, we are no longer under the law but under grace. This means that we are no longer judged by our works, but by our faith in Jesus.

This is a humbling truth that should lead us to a place of gratitude and surrender. We can never earn our salvation, but we can receive it as a free gift. As we live our lives in light of this truth, may we be motivated not by a desire to earn God’s favor, but by a desire to love and serve him out of gratitude for what he has done for us.

Posted by onthesolidrock in Daily Inspiration, Holiness, Humility
Foolishness

Foolishness

As we journey through life; with all of it’s distractions and troubles, it is easy to lose sight of what truly matters. We can become so consumed with our own desires and pursuits that we forget to give thanks to the One who created us. Romans 1:21 reminds us of the importance of recognizing and glorifying God. When we neglect to do so, our thoughts become futile and our hearts become darkened.

It is not enough to simply know about God. We must actively seek to honor and give thanks to Him. This requires humility and a willingness to put God’s will above our own. When we do this, our minds become clear and our hearts become filled with light. We are able to see the world in a new and beautiful way, and we are able to experience the fullness of life that God intended for us.

As we reflect on Romans 1:21, let us take a moment to examine our own lives. Are we glorifying God in all that we do? Are we giving thanks to Him for the blessings He has bestowed upon us? Let us strive to keep God at the center of our lives, and may our thoughts and actions be a reflection of His love and grace; in doing so, we might just be the light, some walking in darkness, needs to see!

Posted by onthesolidrock in Daily Inspiration, Humility, Love, Trust