What will we study this year? How will we deepen our relationship with God this year?
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?
Psalm 6 is a beautiful poem that brings hope despite the first anniversary of our two weeks to slow the spread.
Blessed are the persecuted. Why are they persecuted? Which side are you on? Truth and Jesus and mental health and peace and division. So much to talk about.
From YouVersion App Peace. People long for peace. We want world peace. We want peace in our homes. We want peace on social media. But most of the time we are not willing to be peacemakers. We would prefer to be peacekeepers. The problem is that where peacekeepers are, there isn't usually true peace. So… Continue reading Peacekeeping or Peacemaking?
Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning (lament, sighing, meditation). Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice, in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you (plead my case to you,… Continue reading How to start your day with joy
Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.Matthew 5:8 That was this week's verse at Avalon. You can listen to the service here if you missed it. It got me thinking about our hearts and what it means to have a pure heart. Sometimes the easiest way to define something is to… Continue reading Diagnosing the Heart