Peace Like a River

But Not in Truth Isaiah 48:1, 4, 8 ESV “Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right… “Because I know that … Continue reading Peace Like a River

For HE is Our God!

Psalm 95:6-7 ESV “Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.” We are to have no other gods before God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is … Continue reading For HE is Our God!

Death and Funeral of Freedom

2 Corinthians 10:2-5 ESV “I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. … Continue reading Death and Funeral of Freedom

Can Faith Be Seen?

This writing is a response to these questions: Have you ever said, “That man (or that woman) is a person of faith”? If so, what did you mean by that? How would you define or describe a person of faith? What did or does that look like to you? What criteria do you use to … Continue reading Can Faith Be Seen?

Struggle Against Sin

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy … Continue reading Struggle Against Sin

A Genie in the Sky?

Psalm 33:8-12 ESV Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm. The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples. The counsel … Continue reading A Genie in the Sky?

Numbering Our Days

Psalm 90:1-2 ESV Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. For those of us who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior of our lives, God … Continue reading Numbering Our Days

Let Us Reason Together

Philippians 4:1 ESV Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. Because there are so many liars and deceivers, not just in the world, and not just within our government, but even within the gatherings of the church, it is particularly imperative … Continue reading Let Us Reason Together

See His Footprints

The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it wherever He wishes. Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs the hearts. To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the Lord more than sacrifice. Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The … Continue reading See His Footprints