Month: July 2013

When The Glitter Is Removed

WHEN THE GLITTER IS REMOVED I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commandment is exceedingly broad.  Psalm 119:96             Matthew Henry lists David’s disillusionments.  He saw Goliath, the strongest man around, overcome by a small stone.  He saw his nephew, Asahel, one … Continue reading When The Glitter Is Removed

The Lure Of Hopelessness

THE LURE OF HOPELESSNESS Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may … Continue reading The Lure Of Hopelessness

Why Does God Wait To Strike?

WHY DOES GOD WAIT TO STRIKE? And they shall come back here in the fourth generation, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”  Genesis 15:16             If I had to pick one thing that has caused me to stumble over God, it … Continue reading Why Does God Wait To Strike?

Abram, God, Me & the Covenant

ABRAM, GOD, ME & THE COVENANT And he said to him, "I am the Lord who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess." But he said, "O Lord God, how am I to know that I shall … Continue reading Abram, God, Me & the Covenant

Prayer For A Friend

PRAYER FOR A FRIEND May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13 Abound ~ Exceeding, multitude, numerous, overflowing. ************************* Lord, You can see … Continue reading Prayer For A Friend

Oh, How I Need A Sign!

OH, HOW I NEED A SIGN! And he said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.” But he said, “O Lord God, how am I to know that I shall … Continue reading Oh, How I Need A Sign!

When I’ve Given Up

WHEN I’VE GIVEN UP! And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.  Genesis 15:6          Abraham believed God for what he didn’t have (an heir and descendants), for what he could never have without a gift from God himself.  That’s … Continue reading When I’ve Given Up