When you pause long enough to think deeply about current events, what do you think about? why the events are happening? how to solve the problems? the ways that current events will impact the future? what the Lord is doing? Did you catch the last one? We would be wise to pay attention to what the … Continue reading Pay Attention to What the Lord is Doing
Hundreds of years before He was born, Isaiah prophesied about Jesus the Messiah. In Isaiah chapter 42, we read about nine of His character traits. It is truly amazing that Jesus was the fulfillment of all of these, and more. What is even more amazing is that God calls all of us as Christ-followers to … Continue reading 9 Character Traits of the Lord’s Servant
Who do you trust -- the Lord or the false gods of the earth? From the beginning of time, the devil has been tempting people to trust in philosophies, systems and objects that are in opposition to the clear Word of God. It was true in the garden of Eden. It was true in the … Continue reading The Lord vs false gods
The children of Israel knew their history. Their ancestors wandered in the desert wilderness for 40 years before entering the promised land of God's abundance. At one point in their journey, when they were completely out of water, they cried out to the Lord in prayer and God provided water from a rock. Hundreds of … Continue reading In the Middle of the Desert, God Provides
Rejoicing in the Lord is bragging on the Lord; being grateful to the Lord; being happy in the Lord; giving the Lord the credit He deserves for the great things He has done. There are many ways to rejoice in the Lord: prayer, songs, spoken words, written words, grateful contemplation, and many more. Hear the words … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Rejoice in the Lord
Our great God is indescribable. He is eternal, invisible, all-powerful, all-knowing, everywhere at all times. He is so unbelievably big and awesome and holy and glorious that He is truly indescribable. To help us understand our indescribable God, the Bible uses terms that we can understand. The technical term for this is anthropomorphism, which is ascribing … Continue reading God’s Righteous Right Hand
This is a very important question to consider. Who controls history? What we are saying is, who controls the events of history? There are some who say that things are spinning out of control. And certainly in some cities of our country and some places of the world, the violence is so great that it appears no … Continue reading Who Controls History?
With the many demands and decisions of life, we all need a source of strength. Certainly proper diet, adequate rest, and regular exercise play a part. But those things fall short of providing the internal strength and wisdom that we need to persevere through the most challenging times. We need a place to go to … Continue reading Where Do You Find Strength and Right Perspective?
Think about it. Who will you compare God with? celebrities? wooden statues? corporate executives? government leaders? sports heroes? kings' palaces? idols of any kind? academic institutions? the list could go on and on Let me suggest these truths: God is the Eternal King. He is the creator and sustainer of the universe He is the source … Continue reading Who Will You Compare God With?
Boy, do we need some good news. The media focuses on the bad news all around us: in our cities, across our nation, and around the world. Discouragement. Fear. Hatred. Hurt. We need some good news. The nation of Israel was in need of good news. Their sin had caused them to be conquered by foreign … Continue reading I’ve Got Good News For You