Past The Blah, The Yada

1 Samuel 17:28 (NIV) – When Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, “Why have you come down here? And with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how conceited you are how wicked your heart is; you came down…

What’s On Your Altar Today?

Genesis 22:1 (NIV) – Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love-Isaac-and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” An altar symbolizes sacrifice…

Just Trust Me

Matthew 6:25-27 (NIV) – “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or…

Are You Singing Today?

Acts 16:25 (NIV) – About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. What makes you sing? Paul and Silas are singing at midnight in a Roman prison. For the crime of having driven out a spirit from a slave girl, Paul and Silas…

Not Easy But Worth It

Exodus 14:14 (NIV) – The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” The Israelites were terrified. The Lord had just led His people out of Egypt with a mighty hand. After four hundred years of slavery, the Israelites had come out, lock stock and barrel, with all their belongings and much more. What an…

Look And Look Again

Hebrews 3:1 (NIV) – Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest. When you happy and joyful And you have all you need When life is going well Look at Him who is Jehovah Jireh Look hard at…

What Next?

1 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV) – May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. Every one of us is born And so also it will not be long When every one of us…

Lean On The Rock

Psalm 18:2 (NIV) – The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Disappointments are real Discouragements are sure to come No one is perfect, no not one People will disappoint you Even those among your closest few No one is perfect, no…

The Rock That is Higher Than I

Psalm 61:1-2 (NIV) – Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. 2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. When I am overwhelmed, sheer exhausted And the day seems full of pain That refuses to go…

All There!

Titus 1:2 (NIV): in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time   The story is told of a man who was poor. He lived on rather frugal means, just about getting through each day. Often barely having two square meals a day, and his clothes mostly in tatters….