This morning I hear rustling in the tall grass — Satan on the prowl looking for someone to devour, devious eyes watching me.Read More Prayer Journey — Into the Lions’ Den
At the bedside, in the hospital we wait. Tubes and monitors hooked up to our loved ones, we wait for good news. We wait on God to bring healing; from the depths of our sorrow, we cry out to God for healing. Yet all we can do is wait; wait for the broken and ravished […]Read More Prayer Journey – Worry
The day dawns Fear rises from the east Daylight emerges Overtaking the darkness The day is ahead Yet I hesitate to enter it Anxious thoughts About a future yet to be Sunlight spreads Moving across the floor Cold feet Immovable as I grip the chair Sunbeam advances Warmth touches my toe Distressed thoughts Released as […]Read More Fearing the New Day
Indeed, what am I afraid of in this world? If I truly believe in Jesus Christ, if I believe he is with me, I have nothing to fear.Read More Being Fearless in the New Year
Why are we so afraid of the people and forces of this world? So often we respond like the disciples in the midst of the storms that pop up in life by crying out to God to do something saying, “Don’t you care?”Read More Where Do We Place Our Fear?
The blessings that God bestowed on Israel were not for their own enjoyment, rather it was so that other nations would know God and his salvation. As the last verse of the Psalm 67 states, “May God bless us still, so that all the ends of the earth will fear him.”Read More Blessings That Spur a Fear of the Lord
God has laid out a plan for your life, a journey that will lead you to “a land flowing with milk and honey (Num. 14:8).” With each new step, he asks us to follow him in faith. The challenge is to not do what the Israelites did and take your eyes off God, to not let fear take hold of you.Read More Between Fear and Faith
Fear, doubt, loss of confidence, these are all tools that Satan uses to attempt to stop us from doing our work for the Lord. Elijah was unstoppable until Jezebel stated her intent to kill him in 1 Kings 19:2.Read More Stopping the Seeds of Doubt With a Whisper