Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

I’ve been meditating on Psalm 92, a song for the Sabbath. It is a wonderful psalm of corporate worship and praise. Allow me to share a few thoughts with you. The first sentence says, “It is good to give thanks to the Lord to sing praises… to declare your steadfast...
Reflections

Reflections

Have you ever just looked back over your life to reflect on what God has done? I’m sure you have. I began again to recount my life this past Labor Day weekend. I thought about a shy skinny kid going into eighth grade, which was high school in Georgia. It was a scary...
Waiting

Waiting

Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord.” Wait. This is a word that is not appreciated in our time. If we have to wait more than 30 seconds for a computer to reboot we get impatient. If we can’t answer a text...
Pursuing Character & Faithfulness

Pursuing Character & Faithfulness

Romans 5:2-4 “…We rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance and endurance produces character and character produces hope…” The forging of steel is neither pretty work nor easy work....
Danger Idols Ahead

Danger Idols Ahead

The kings of Israel could not get it right.  When the Kingdom divided, the Northern kingdom, Israel, had no kings that completely served the Lord.  The Southern kingdom, Judah, didn’t fare much better.  But they did have eight kings who followed the Lord.  There is...
Increase Our Faith

Increase Our Faith

I want to continue the same theme we began last month. These are some of the questions that probe the deep longings of our hearts. What is God taking me through? Why doesn’t He rescue me? What is God asking me to do? Is God totally silent right now? Jeremiah found...