What will we study this year? How will we deepen our relationship with God this year?
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry...." Jesus makes it seem so simple when he says it. Just don't do it. But I think a lot of us have been and are worried about many things. And when I say that, I may mean me. Let's just start with the first admonition: Do not worry… Continue reading Jesus makes it seem so simple
It's been a few weeks since I've posted here. There are things I could say about that. I could explain the absence. I could make excuses for the absence. I could apologize. I could be frustrated with myself. But my friend Jon Swanson at 300wordsaday.com would tell me to recognize that I needed the rest… Continue reading Having a Conversation with the God of the Universe
In a book whose title means "Songs of Praise", it is surprising that Psalm 8 is the first actual praise psalm, but it is. For many of you, this psalm will seem familiar as v1 and 9 have been used in songs (Sandi Patti had a popular one), and verses 4-6 appear in the New… Continue reading Finally one we can sing
Jesus' teachings about adultery and marriage and divorce can seem hard. Let's talk about them.
I thought about moving on from Psalm 7, but I can't yet. There is still so much in the psalm that I haven't written about. And for me, the writing helps me soak in the truths that God has shown me. So in a way, you get to listen in on my journal through the… Continue reading But wait! There’s more!
Justice. It's a word that has been said often the last few days. People are looking for justice for George. And yesterday the verdict in a human trial with a human judge and a human jury was handed down. We all want justice. Justice for the wrongs done to us. Justice for the wrongs done… Continue reading A shadow of justice
Read Psalm 7 and see how the psalmist describes our God.
What was everyone looking for on Palm Sunday?
I have a problem with Psalm 6. I know I said the other day that it is beautiful, and it is. And how wonderful is it that we have a God who hears us? But I still have a problem with it. Do you know what my problem is? It is simply that the psalmist… Continue reading My problem with Psalm 6
We are the salt of the earth is what Jesus says. But what is a covenant of salt? And how else is salt used in the Bible?