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
Finally one we can sing
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
Adultery, Divorce, and the Heart
Jesus' teachings about adultery and marriage and divorce can seem hard. Let's talk about them.
But wait! There’s more!
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!
A shadow of justice
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
When in doubt, start with God
Read Psalm 7 and see how the psalmist describes our God.
Parade for Peace
What was everyone looking for on Palm Sunday?
My problem with Psalm 6
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
Salt in the Bible
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?
Beautiful Poetry of a God who Hears
Psalm 6 is a beautiful poem that brings hope despite the first anniversary of our two weeks to slow the spread.