Category: Life

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… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Rest in the Lord”

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… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord”

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… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord”

Overcoming Overwhelmed

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… Continue Reading “Overcoming Overwhelmed”

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,… Continue Reading “Another Christian Essential”

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… Continue Reading “What Happened At Gethsemane?”

Equations

I grew up around math aficionados – a father and brother who were engineers, a sister who was trained as an accountant (also married to a scientist), and my late wife – who was a nurse and was very good with numbers. I was the misfit.  I… Continue Reading “Equations”

Abundantly Available

To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst… Continue Reading “Abundantly Available”