Sorrows – Job 3:20-21

“Why is light given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul, who long for death, but it comes not, and dig for it more than for hidden treasures” Job 3:20-21 I don’t presume to know every reason why God allows such heartache to reach us…why one’s soul can experience […]

Our Refiner – Malachi 3:1-3

“Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who […]

Light, Truth & Grace – John 1:4-5, 14-17

“In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:4-5 “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and […]

Our Redeemer – Ruth 4:14

“Then the women said to Naomi, ‘Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a redeemer’” Ruth 4:14 No matter how hopeless our circumstances appear, our Lord has not left us without a Redeemer. This truth has really been impressed upon my heart over the past few years. All of those […]

He Shall Stand – Micah 5:2-5

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days… And he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the LORD, […]

Imperishable Hope – Proverbs 11:7

“When the wicked dies, his hope will perish, and the expectation of wealth perishes too.” Proverbs 11:7 In Christ, our hope will never perish, even in death. Because death itself cannot separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 8:38-39). It isn’t our own righteousness that gives us peace here. […]