Living in Shaky Times
No matter how fierce the forces of destruction were against the nation of Israel, or might be against us, He wants us to remember we will not be destroyed. We will still be His.
“Mother Nature” or God?
I just watched a scary YouTube video of Ellen DeGeneres standing near a turbulent creek near her home in California. It had not yet peaked, but would soon, and she said she has to evacuate. I certainly hope she stays safe – having been through numerous floods from a river nearby, I know it is…
Advice for Today – Rest in the Lord
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait…
Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord
Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. Psalm 37: 5,6 “Uncertain, at best” is an understatement when we look at the future these days. With inflating prices, deflating stocks,…
Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Psalm 37:3,4 In my last post we looked at Psalm 37 as a guide to help us, as Christians,…
Background: 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 1 Chronicles 11: 1-3 Deeper background: 2 Samuel 1-4; 1 Chronicles 10: 8-14 For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah. For thou, O God, hast…
Another Christian Essential
In my last post, I wrote about “The Necessary Thing” – making time to seek God every day. It keeps our hearts in the right place – which is vital because our hearts are the fount from which all of all of our attitudes, motivations, words, actions, and even our body language, flows. We need to remember that…
The Necessary Thing
There will always be more things that need to be done, but there is only one thing that is really needed – to stop and prick up our ears to what the Master is teaching us. This is what is meant by “making time.”
Winning the Match
Our part in His plan will not be as pivotal in history as Jacob’s, but it will be pivotal for somebody, or a group of somebodies, somewhere.
What Happened At Gethsemane?
I know Passion Week and Easter are long past – but I am posting this now because it is always important to look at what happened to the people who were participants in that central week of human history. It is important because what happened to them all happened for you. The events that happened in the days before…