“but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Today is going to be a day that I will need God to renew my strength. Melissa and I have had … Continue reading 2020-01-15 All Hands On Deck!
“For God is not a God of confusion but of peace” 1 Corinthians 14:33 I read with interest an interview with Tom Brokaw, a famous NBC evening news anchor. He retired fifteen years ago already, so my kids don’t even know who he is other than he’s a shirt-tailed relative on their mother’s side. One … Continue reading 2020-01-13 Why Don’t We Just Turn That TV Off?
“I will take you from the nations and gather you from all the countries and bring you into your own land.” Ezekiel 36:24 Yesterday we talked about how God loved Jacob yet hated Esau. God chose Jacob over Esau. Jacob was a conniving cheat and schemer. He wasn’t qualified. Neither was Esau. Yet God didn’t … Continue reading 2020-01-10 What Do You Say?
“And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.” Genesis 15:6 Today is the day. All week, we have been at the question of why God would go through this whole experiment of mankind, given the fact that humans have choice between good and evil, yet we deliberately choose evil. Therefore, … Continue reading 2020-01-09 Starting To Get Uncomfortable.
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.” Isaiah 55:8 Yesterday, for some reason, God put on my heart Isaiah 33:22, “The Lord is our judge; the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our king; he will save us.” That led into an examination of our … Continue reading 2020-01-08 Is This Going Somewhere?
“The Lord is our judge; the Lord is our lawgiver, The Lord is our king; he will save us.” Isaiah 33:22 Last night I opened up my bible to see where it would land, and this is the verse that was there. I did the same thing this morning, and wouldn’t you know it! The … Continue reading 2020-01-07 If At First You Don’t Succeed?
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 I’ve been good about reading William Gurnall’s “The Christian in Complete Armor.” As I have said before, I have started it several times and quit. Why? Because it hit too close … Continue reading 2020-01-06 He Knows My Frame.