Month: September 2017

Be Careful!

. . . and we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.   I Thess. 3:2-3 … Continue reading Be Careful!

Speaker Of The Promises

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.  Psalm 119:50     A promise is only invaluable to me if the promise came from someone precious and trustworthy.  The same words, spoken by a casual acquaintance, don't carry the same weight as … Continue reading Speaker Of The Promises

Silenced By Glory

Now we know that whatever the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and the whole world may be held accountable to God.  Romans 3:19 The radiance of God’s glory is veiled even though … Continue reading Silenced By Glory

He Told Us Not To Be Surprised

“They will put you out of the synagogue, in fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.” John 16:2 Jesus is a considerate leader. Following him holds few surprises for he tells us ahead … Continue reading He Told Us Not To Be Surprised

Before I Can Forgive

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isa. 55:8-9 Before I can forgive, … Continue reading Before I Can Forgive

Minimizing My Light

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. Let your light so … Continue reading Minimizing My Light

Tampering With The Original

But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 I’m excited. My brother in law, one of my producers and orchestral arrangers from a ways back, found the … Continue reading Tampering With The Original

Rule And Distrust ~ Marriage Bedfellows

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children.  Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.”  Genesis 3:16 The consequences of sin are so far reaching.  Because of … Continue reading Rule And Distrust ~ Marriage Bedfellows

Logic Is Unbelief’s Friend

The Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him. Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in years. The way of women … Continue reading Logic Is Unbelief’s Friend

How We Get Home Again

Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.  Lead me in Your truth and teach me.  Psalm 25:4-5                 I love variety.  I rarely take the same route across town twice in a row.  I'll see a street I've never traveled and … Continue reading How We Get Home Again