The Enemy Is An Editor

He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.  John 8:44 My … Continue reading The Enemy Is An Editor

Adapting To Change

God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind.Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?          Numbers 23:19 Too many changes in one’s life, all at once, put a … Continue reading Adapting To Change

I Can’t Hold Things Together

He [Jesus] upholds the universe by the word of his power.  Hebrews 1:3 God is a God of order. Jesus, God in the flesh, holds all things in place. As the Word, He once spoke and all things came into being; perfectly connected, in perfect … Continue reading I Can’t Hold Things Together

New Wine That Tastes Sour

You have made love for hire on every threshing floor. The threshing floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.  Hosea 9:2     Have you ever been so desperate for a breakthrough that you did everything you … Continue reading New Wine That Tastes Sour

Is Pondering Self-serving?

The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer.  Proverbs 15:28 Someone who is shy is very hard to get to know.  It takes a long time for them to feel safe in a relationship. They move slowly toward others and intimacy is not quickly … Continue reading Is Pondering Self-serving?

Emotions and God

I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; but now my eye sees You. Job 42:5 The scriptures tell the stories of more than a few who saw the Lord. Each time there were strong emotional responses. People cried out, fell over … Continue reading Emotions and God

Bite My Tongue? Perhaps Not!

We're not keeping this quiet, not on your life.  Just like the psalmist who wrote, "I believed it, so I said it," we say what we believe.  2 Corinthians 4:13   THE MESSAGE Who or what has stolen my speech?  God has planted a word deep … Continue reading Bite My Tongue? Perhaps Not!