Trusting to Release – Deuteronomy 15:1-6

“At the end of every 7 years you shall grant a release. And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor…But there will be no poor among you, for the LORD will bless you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you […]

Our Eternal God – Deuteronomy 33:26-29

“There is none like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the heavens to your help, through the skies in his majesty. The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy before you and said, Destroy. So Israel lived in safety…Happy are you, O Israel! Who […]

No Fear in Love – 1 John 4:18

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18 It’s difficult to not be able to fix everything. To be faced with a situation or a person that I desperately wish would change and yet know that it isn’t up to me. To know that there isn’t really anything […]

Intentional Provider – Deuteronomy 19:2, 4-6

“You shall set apart three cities for yourselves in the land that the LORD your God is giving you…This is the provision for the manslayer, who by fleeing there may save his life. If anyone kills his neighbor unintentionally without having hated him in the past…he may flee to one of these cities and live, […]

Perfect Love – Psalm 56:8-9

“You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in a bottle. Are they not in your book?… This I know, that God is for me.” Psalm 56:8-9 I read a quote this morning from Samuel Rutherford, a Scottish minister in the 1600s. It’s from a letter he wrote while imprisoned because of his […]

Not By Their Own Sword – Psalm 44:3

“For not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm, and the light of your face, for you delighted in them.” Psalm 44:3 I don’t need to work to make the right things happen. While I do need to act […]

Able to Stand – Mark 14:29-30

“Peter said to him, ‘Even though they all fall away, I will not.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times.’” Mark 14:29-30 Peter was so emphatic about his love for and commitment to Jesus. He was convinced that no […]