“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” – Revelation 1:7 (NASB)Read More Sunday Praise
Where can I go dear Lord without you? Your words are life giving. Your truth is eternal. Your hope is everlasting. Your Spirit guides me in a world filled with treachery. You are my creator. Each breath I take, each moment of my life is because of you. You have blessed me beyond reason; given […]Read More Prayer Journey — Where?
How can I fully trust you dear God — to walk through life without worry, to be at ease knowing you are in control? The attacks come; problems stalk me; grief envelopes me; fear seizes me. If I am totally immersed in you dear God, what do I have to fear. You are eternal. You […]Read More Prayer Journey — Fully Trusting
Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth; – Exodus 34:6 (NASB) Your mere presence dear God emanates grace. You pursue me with your love and kindness. Even though I do not deserve your grace, […]Read More Prayer Journey — Gracious God
Handbreadth: a unit of linear measure from 2½ to 4 inches (6.4 to 10 centimeters). – dictionary.com I was reading Psalm 39:5 and came across the word handbreath. Not exactly a term commonly used today. I checked some other Bible translations to see if they used another word, but the NKJV, ESV and NIV all […]Read More Lord, Help Me to Know the Back of my Hand
The account of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego in Daniel 3 provides some interesting parallels to our choice of faith in Jesus or eternal death.Read More Who Can Save You?
The older I get, the weaker my body feels. As Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 5:1, our body is an earthly tent while we live in this world. Some days I can feel the worn canvas of my tent; the aged poles holding me up; the loose tent stakes that once secured me to the ground…Read More #5 Worn Tent
By your hand dear Lord you brought me out of a land of sin. You guided me from a life of sin toward righteousness. Because of your love, your grace, your word, you saved me. You showed me your way. I am humbled by your mighty works. Teach me your ways. Give me courage to […]Read More Prayer Journey — By Your Hand
“Do not be troubled,” he tells me. “Do not be afraid,” he reassures me. He offers me peace, His peace. Yet I am still troubled, still fearful, still lacking peace. The world surrounds me with facades of peace. I hide behind that facade of peace, yet fear and trouble still lurk nearby. You give me […]Read More Prayer Journey — True Peace
The complexity of life contrasts against your simple statement “I AM.” The struggles of life contrast against “peace I give to you.” The temporary nature of things in life contrast against your eternal nature. Who am I next to you dear God? I am a contrast to you, yet you are not against me. You […]Read More Prayer Journey — Who Am I?