Month: June 2020

I Thought About You The Other Day

But somewhere it is testified in these words: “What is man that You are mindful of him, or the son of man that You care for him? Hebrews 2:5-6 A little boy attempted to recite the Lord’s prayer.  He said, “Our Father, who art in … Continue reading I Thought About You The Other Day

Evil Gives Off Light Too

House of Jacob, come, let us walk in Yahweh’s light. For you have abandoned your people, the house of Jacob, because they are full from the east. Isaiah 2:5-6 Most people are drawn to the light. That’s the good news. But there are two kinds … Continue reading Evil Gives Off Light Too

The Secret of Peace

My eyes are awake before the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promise.  Psalm 119:148 Picture it ~ It’s the middle of the night.  You've been sleeping sporadically because of something that's been eating at you.  Tossing and turning, you meditated … Continue reading The Secret of Peace

What Convinces Me Today?

“You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he.  Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me.”  Isaiah 43:10 What is that that convinces … Continue reading What Convinces Me Today?

Overshadowed

I am concealed in the shadow of God's hand.  Isaiah 49:2 The definition of a shadow is an image cast by an object.  The word doesn’t usually bring warm feelings.  Someone hiding in the shadows is a person with a questionable agenda.  Someone afraid of … Continue reading Overshadowed

The Many Chambers of a Refuge

Come, my people, enter your inner rooms, and lock your doors behind you.  Hide for just a brief moment until the indignation passes over.  Isaiah 26:20 When I am outside the safety of my home, there will be exposure and, oftentimes, danger.  I’ve been out … Continue reading The Many Chambers of a Refuge

What Is That In Your Hand?

Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:16-17 Ron’s father, … Continue reading What Is That In Your Hand?

When God Makes Our Enemies Fear Us

For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.  Psalm 18:29 How does God protect us if we are His child? He nudges us to take a different route, buy a different house, even make … Continue reading When God Makes Our Enemies Fear Us

What Are Your Pangs Of Angst?

For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.  Romans 8:22  One thing I have loved about sheltering in place is the opportunity our family has had to hang out.  Our lives have slowed to a … Continue reading What Are Your Pangs Of Angst?

I’m Never Sorry I Trusted Him

When I think of your rules from of old, I take comfort, O Lord.  Psalm 119:52 On a bad day, it’s hard to believe that God is working behind the scenes and is as faithful as He promised.  I must take my narrow lens that … Continue reading I’m Never Sorry I Trusted Him