HOW I AM DEFINED No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations. Genesis 17:5 Anyone who names me has a position of authority over me. My … Continue reading How I Am Defined
AM I TOO OLD? When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty;walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.” Genesis 17:1-2 … Continue reading Am I Too Old?
HEAT DAMAGED I have become like wineskin in the smoke, yet I have not forgotten your statutes. Psalm 119:83 A wineskin is a ancient bottle made of leather. If it got too near someone’s campfire for too long a period, it would dry out, crack, … Continue reading HEAT DAMAGED
WHAT CONSTITUTES AFFINITY? I am a companion of all who fear you, of those who keep your precepts. Psalm 119:63 When the Spirit of God is mighty in a stranger, and I see His Spirit in them, I can honestly say that I love them. Spirit … Continue reading WHAT CONSTITUTES AFFINITY
REVIVING MY HOPE So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.” Genesis 16:13 Jesus revealed His true identity to the Samaritan … Continue reading Reviving My Hope
THE STORY OF INSIDE OUT She has not acknowledged that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold— which they used for Baal. Hosea 2:8 Once upon a time, a man … Continue reading The Story Of Inside Out
WHEN GOD HONORS THE UNDERDOG And the angel of the Lord said to her, “Behold, you are pregnant and shall bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmael, because the Lord has listened to your affliction. He shall be a wild donkey of a … Continue reading When God Honors The Underdog