I can endure all these things through the power of the one who gives me strength. -Philippians 4:13 (CEB) Very often in life, discouraging things happen that can shake one’s faith to the core. Sometimes it is hard to think we can get through some difficulty– that perhaps it is too much for us to … Continue reading Finding Strength
The Eternal is my shepherd, He cares for me always. He provides me rest in rich, green fields beside streams of refreshing water. He soothes my fears; He makes me whole again, steering me off worn, hard paths to roads where truth and righteousness echo His name. Even in the unending shadows of death’s darkness, … Continue reading 23rd Psalm
Yet there is one ray of hope: his compassion never ends. It is only the Lord’s mercies that have kept us from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his loving-kindness begins afresh each day. My soul claims the Lord as my inheritance; therefore I will hope in him. The Lord is wonderfully good to those … Continue reading Hope
As I continued to watch this night vision of mine, I suddenly saw one like a human being coming with the heavenly clouds. He came to the ancient one and was presented before him. Rule, glory, and kingship were given to him; all peoples, nations, and languages will serve him. His rule is an everlasting … Continue reading The Human One
I have this little app on my phone that displays a different proverb each day. it’s neat, because it will remind me of the importance of receiving daily wisdom from the Word of God. Recently it displayed Proverbs 13:25, which says: The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked … Continue reading Satisfaction
“In the years to come when your son asks you, ‘What is the purpose of these laws which the Lord our God has given us?’ you must tell him, ‘We were Pharaoh’s slaves in Egypt, and the Lord brought us out of Egypt with great power and mighty miracles—with terrible blows against Egypt and Pharaoh … Continue reading Why the Law?
“Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth.” -Psalm 46:10 (NRSV) This morning, after I got to work, my first voice mail message was from somebody who was having an issue that I didn’t want to deal with today (or any other day). This person … Continue reading Be Still