Mrs. Noah

On that very day Noah and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, together with his wife and the wives of his three sons, entered the ark.  Genesis 7:13 COVID19, and the slower pace of life it has introduced, has given many opportunities for in-depth conversations with … Continue reading Mrs. Noah

Ransomed With Another’s Life

You were ransomed from the futile ways of your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish.  I Peter 1:18-19 Suppose your child was out playing in the back yard, a place that … Continue reading Ransomed With Another’s Life

You’re Not The Only One Who Cares

Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes. Nehemiah 4:14 I was thinking this morning about Lot’s family in the book of Genesis. They didn’t … Continue reading You’re Not The Only One Who Cares

Lame and Dislocated

Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.  Hebrews 12:13 Perhaps you remember the moment you stood against the gale force winds, ran out of strength, … Continue reading Lame and Dislocated

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