Month: October 2013

When Two Parts of My Life Collide

WHEN TWO PARTS OF MY LIFE COLLIDE And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing.  Genesis 21:8-9  … Continue reading When Two Parts of My Life Collide

When Promises Take A Long Time

WHEN PROMISES TAKE A LONG TIME The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised. And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to … Continue reading When Promises Take A Long Time

When God Withholds

WHEN GOD WITHHOLDS In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this.” Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I … Continue reading When God Withholds

God Is Not Passive In My Mistakes

GOD IS NOT PASSIVE IN MY MISTAKES From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb sojourned in Gerar. And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” And Abimelech sent and took Sarah. But God came to Abimelech in a dream … Continue reading God Is Not Passive In My Mistakes

The Power Of Desperation

THE POWER OF DESPERATION So they made their father [Lot] drink wine that night also. And the younger arose and lay with him, and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose. Thus both the daughters of Lot became pregnant by … Continue reading The Power Of Desperation

When I Keep Looking Behind Me

WHEN I KEEP LOOKING BEHIND ME But Lot’s wife, behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.  Genesis 19:26          Looking back upon what God told me to leave behind endangers me every time.  God calls me out to something new, by … Continue reading When I Keep Looking Behind Me

The Cost of Mediocrity

THE COST OF MEDIOCRITY And as they brought them out, one said, “Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.”  Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah sulfur and … Continue reading The Cost of Mediocrity

“How Could He Do Such a Thing?!”

HOW COULD HE DO SUCH A THING?! And they called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to you tonight?  Bring them out to us, that we may know them.”  Lot went out to the men at the entrance, shut the door after him, … Continue reading “How Could He Do Such a Thing?!”

A Perfect Moment To Strike Back

A PERFECT MOMENT TO STRIKE BACK Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”  Romans 12:19 Kids learn quickly how to take revenge.  When someone plays a practical … Continue reading A Perfect Moment To Strike Back

It’s Still In There!

IT’S STILL IN THERE! The two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed himself with his face to the earth and said, “My lords, please … Continue reading It’s Still In There!