The Habit Of – ‘Why Me Lord?’

Job 2:10 (ESV): But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil? ‘Why me Lord?’ We have all asked this question at some point in life. But the question today is when do you ask this question? When life…

Not Easy, Not Fair

1 Samuel 30:6 (NKJV) – Now David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God. David had hit rock bottom. Life was not easy for David. Though anointed the next king of…

Matter of Choice

John 6:5 (NKJV) – Then Jesus lifted up His eyes, and seeing a great multitude coming toward Him, He said to Philip, “Where shall we buy bread, that these may eat?” A great multitude followed Him. Jesus always had a great many who followed Him, though for different reasons. Some followed Him to listen to Him, some for the…

When My Head is Bowed

Psalm 37:7 (NIV) – Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Young Joseph’s life was going great, but not for too long. His dad, Jacob, loved Joseph more than all his children. But that made his brothers hate him. To…

An Ongoing Process

Psalm 51:10-12 (NIV) – Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. David had sinned and greatly! When prophet Nathan, inspired…

A Choice to Make

Deuteronomy 30:15-16: See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to Him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess. We sure are living…

Look Away to Look

Psalm 123:2 (NIV) – As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy. Look unto Jesus Expecting Him, you to save, heal and…

Are You Blessed?

Psalm 2:12b (ESV): Blessed are all who take refuge in Him Does the world around you seem chaotic and out of control? Well, that’s exactly what seemed to be the situation that the Psalmist found himself in. Nations were raging and plotting one against the other. The kings of the world taking their position against…

Battle Offense

Psalm 1:1-2 – Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. Change your thoughts and you change your world – Norman Vincent…

I Choose

You are my God and my King My Savior, my everything When life is good and full of fun I love you for each good thing You are my God and my King My Savior, my everything When life is tough and I don’t understand I simply trust You and keep singing For You are…