Stars with glittering beauty bright Are splayed across the sky; The comets gleam in stellar flight– But, O Lord, what am I? The angels in their garments shine, And see the Holy One; Yet all the things of earth are mine To hold in dominion. I am no seraph, good and pure; I am no… Continue reading What Am I?
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
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…
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help… Continue reading Fear Thou Not…
“One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple. For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in… Continue reading He Shall Set Me Upon A Rock