WHAT WILL WE DO WHEN IT HAPPENS? Unless the Lord watches over the city [or nation], the watchmen stand guard in vain.” Psalm 127:1          Many things have transpired that have caused me to write this today.  I’ve been dreaming all week about God’s judgment.  I’m weary and shaken.  I’ve also been reading headlines and …

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REWARD SYSTEMS The Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward, for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever.  Romans 13:14-15          Abram deferred to …

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WHAT MAKES THE NEWS? But the Lord afflicted Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife. So Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?  Genesis 12:17-18          When I act in a way that …

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SPEAKING TO A KING I will speak of your testimonies before kings and shall not be put to shame.  Psalm 119:46 Here’s yet another message about the mouth, about speaking truth in difficult situations.  Many leaders have been in a position where they’ve been forced to listen to God’s wisdom from a person of lowly …

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HOW A TRUTH IS REVEALED  Jesus said, “Very truly, I tell you, before Abraham was, I am.”   So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.  John 8:58-59  If the intensity of a conversation could be graphed, this announcement from Jesus would be at the …

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