A Garment And Wings

He asked her, "Who are you?" She answered, "I'm only Ruth, your servant. Spread the edge of your garment over your servant, because you are my related redeemer."  Ruth 3:9 God never meant for any of us to live in the center of tragedy.  It … Continue reading A Garment And Wings

Spiritually Prosperous Teaching

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable.  Proverbs 15:2 A gifted teacher is hard to find.  Many who feel called to be a teacher do little more than just share information.  Their words may fill the air but how much of what they say … Continue reading Spiritually Prosperous Teaching

Can God Be Ashamed Of Me?

They [strangers and aliens] desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.  Hebrews 11:16 Shame is a powerful catalyst.  Volumes of books have been written about … Continue reading Can God Be Ashamed Of Me?

Tested In The Fires of Frailty

I keep your precepts and testimonies, for all my ways are before you.  Psalm 119:168 Charles Spurgeon calls this Psalm ‘David’s life-psalm’.  At the end of it, the verses are a bit shorter, more pointed, like David is breathing out the things most important to … Continue reading Tested In The Fires of Frailty

Prey For The One Who Is So Cunning

You spurn all who go away from your statutes, for their cunning is in vain.  Psalm 119:118 Can someone talk you out of doing the right thing?  Can they convince you of something you know isn’t true?  Perhaps they try to reinterpret your life every … Continue reading Prey For The One Who Is So Cunning

Striving Or Riding The Current of God’s Grace?

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.   2 Corinthians 12:9  Last night, I had quite a dream.  I … Continue reading Striving Or Riding The Current of God’s Grace?

Well-worn Loopholes

For all who have sinned without the law will perish without the law, and all who have sinner under the law will be judged by the law.  Romans 2:12 Unbelievers are stuck on issue of whether or not God is fair.  Is He capable of … Continue reading Well-worn Loopholes

Rhythm of Pasturing

I am the door.  If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out to find pasture. John 10:9 In the daytime, sheep are put out to pasture.  They graze, nap in the sun, even play.  At nighttime, they go … Continue reading Rhythm of Pasturing

So, When Will I See It?

But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God, waiting from that time until his enemies should be made a footstool for his feet.  Hebrews 10:12-13 The enemy of God is the god … Continue reading So, When Will I See It?

What’s On The Other Side?

The ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.   Genesis 8:4 As I sit and listen to the noise of the natural world outside my office windows, I’m aware of all that lives outside in the open air.  Noah and his family witnessed the … Continue reading What’s On The Other Side?