Month: February 2016

I Don’t Have To Answer The Question

They hold fast to themselves an evil purpose.  They talk of laying snares secretly, saying, "Who can see them?"  Psalm 64:5 Questions are wonderful catalysts.  They express sincere interest in a person.  They bring clarification to a matter.  They encourage someone quiet to express what … Continue reading I Don’t Have To Answer The Question

Accused of Being a Stumbling Block

No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.  Psalm 25:3          I've been acquainted with numerous Christian organizations that wanted to legislate nearly every part of life.  Admittedly, if someone … Continue reading Accused of Being a Stumbling Block

Is This Really A Prayer God Answers?

I have done what is just and right, do not leave me to my oppressors.  Psalm 119:121 This is the prayer of many today, maybe even you.  Each of us will taste of a season where oppressors torment us.  We will cry out, as David … Continue reading Is This Really A Prayer God Answers?

Can I Really Pray This Prayer?

Let the insolent be put to shame, because they have wronged me with falsehood; as for me, I will meditate on your precepts.  Psalm 119:78 There are those who have it in for one of God’s servants.  They will misconstrue what he says, find ways … Continue reading Can I Really Pray This Prayer?

Prayer For Those Living With Criticism

He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.  He brought me forth also into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.  Psalm 18:16,19             Lord, I am confined.  I’m in the company of those … Continue reading Prayer For Those Living With Criticism

An Atmosphere of Disgrace

Do not let the oppressed retreat in disgrace; may the poor and needy praise your name.  Psalm 74:21            Why do seasons of disgrace often span a decade or two?  Shame doesn't usually last a month or two and God can appear to be out … Continue reading An Atmosphere of Disgrace