Really Reaching Those Who Hurt

Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked to us on the road?   Luke 24:32 I know how I feel when the Spirit of God speaks to me.  It’s especially meaningful when I need Him the most.   It’s wonderful, it’s convicting, it even causes me to ache for my future home […]

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Up Against a Wall

The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of His people. Psalm 33:10 Walls keep enemies on the outside but they can also keep someone who wishes to be free on the inside. Walls are their prison. The Word of God has a lot to say about keeping our boundary lines […]

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Human Teachers ARen’t God

I do not turn aside from your rules, for you have taught me.  Psalm 119:102 Most of God’s children caught the essence of their faith from another person.  Seeing faith in action was the catalyst for their own new birth.  Once they trusted Christ, that person who was so influential, most likely, became the one […]

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Waiting in My Moab

Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation. For the hand of the Lord will rest on this mountain and Moab shall be trampled down in his place. God will […]

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When Life Isn’t What I Dreamed It Would Be

“And now, Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You. Psalm 39:7 Last night, this quote from John Piper was sent to me. It struck me so deeply that I actually dreamt about it. Occasionally, weep deeply over the life you hoped it would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face. […]

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What Is This About?

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, and then have fallen away, to restore them again to […]

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The Anniversary Of A Suicide

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.  John 1:5 Our enemy knows that God is Light.  He was once an archangel in heaven and saw the brilliance of the glory of the Godhead.  For much of eternity, he trembled and led the angels in worship.  Was God’s light so bright that he often […]

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Consider The Worst Part

Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the LORD: Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were hewn.  Isaiah 51:1 When Jesus talked with the woman at the well in Samaria, He took intentional steps to prepare her to receive Truth.  They began […]

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Living In The Middle

“You cannot serve God and money. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Look at the birds in the sky: They do not sow, or reap, or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you […]

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What’s The Difference?

And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not. Malachi 3:18 God tells His people that when they are in heaven, they will ‘again’ see the distinction between righteous and the wicked. “Far be it from me”, God says way back […]

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