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?
You are the mighty fortress that stands the test of time. Adversaries have come and gone. Empires have risen and fallen. Yet you dear Lord remain firm. Your Kingdom does not fail.Read More Prayer Journey — Stand Firm