The truth is, God’s will is not hidden. No, the future cannot be known by us; but God’s will is found in practical day to day commands. Performing the will of the Lord is a matter of daily, moment-by-moment obedience
While I tend to agree with the seeming minority that Valentine’s Day is just another Hallmark holiday, there are some who view it as a celebration of love. Okay, I suppose it can be that too.
So it’s a celebration of love. But what exactly is this love stuff? What does it even mean? Is it tender emotions? Is it sexual? What is it?!
Currently, I am reading Elizabeth George’s book, A Woman After God’s Own Heart. Personally, Biblical womanhood is something with which I have always struggled. It didn’t match with my view of myself– a view that was most certainly skewed by the world. But as God began to reshape my views to match His own, I picked… Continue reading A Woman After God’s Own Heart- by Elizabeth George
The heavens tell the glory of God; His angels praise His name. The creatures of the earth give praise- The rocks cry out the same! But I, His child, am silent. Why? He’s given me a voice! I’ve every reason to sing His grace– Praise is a command, a choice. While stones declare His greatness,… Continue reading Praise
That’s the answer. God is Love– true love. And it is the nature of Love to be compassionate, gracious, longsuffering, merciful and true.
“But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.” -Psalm 73:28 I am a little late, it seems, in getting my New Year’s post up. In all honesty, I wasn’t sure I would write one. But God… Continue reading Nearer, Still Nearer– A Lesson for 2015
“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” ~Psalm 84:11 Have you stopped recently to just think about God? Have you paused to meditate on His absolute goodness? I have, and I wish I did so more… Continue reading Overwhelmed by His Goodness
I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. — Isaiah 44:22 A couple weeks ago, I woke up early in the morning to the sound of rain. It made me smile: rainy days are the best. When I left… Continue reading Rainclouds and Righteousness
There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many? — John 6:9 He was just a kid with a snack– five crackers and two anchovies. Not exactly the sustenance required by 5,000 men… and their wives… and their kids. “What are they among… Continue reading What Are They Among So Many?
Two of my biggest problems: overthinking and worrying. I can appreciate being thoughtful– thinking through circumstances from every possible angle… the problem is that I start creating angles that were not there to begin with. And then I start worrying about those angles. And then I add a few twists to those imaginary angles…. and by the… Continue reading But Seek Ye First…