For All People

In 1 Kings 8 Solomon is dedicating the just completed temple to God. A great assembly is gathered “from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God (1 Kings 8:65).” The priests have “brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, into the inner sanctuary […]

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Finding the Right Words

I have had many conversations over the years with people who want to debate the validity of the Bible. In the course of hearing them argue about flaws in scripture, it becomes evident they have no desire to understand the Word of God and what it offers. They do not have a heart that wants […]

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#Highlights — Longing

Years ago I began highlighting Bible verses that spoke to me in the midst of traumatic events. This month I am sharing some of these verses and a short reflection. My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I […]

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Our True Heart Laid Bare

Seeking a heart for God is not practicing a faith that expects earthly reward in exchange for righteousness.It is not being religious so as to gain approval or honor from other people. A heart for God drives a faith that has a deep love for God; a faith that operates from a yearning for closeness […]

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