We Won’t Miss This – Psalm 16:5-6

“The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; You hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.” Psalm 16:5-6 If God holds my lot, that means He is in control of it. It rests, resides, in His hands. Those same hands that promise to […]

Breaking Through – Matthew 12:21

“and in His name the Gentiles will hope.” Matthew 12:21 This morning I find myself battling a lot of self-doubt, nervousness, fear, and a sense of defeat. Even with my prayers up to this point, I only feel some alleviation, not a full breaking through. But reading this verse, something starts to resonate. …What am […]

Because We Matter – Matthew 11:4-5

“And Jesus answered them, ‘Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.’” Matthew 11:4-5 Reading through this list of Jesus’ actions in ministry, […]

Accepted – Matthew 9:10

“And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and His disciples.” Matthew 9:10 What beautiful acceptance is displayed here. These people were cast out of “good” society, some despised for alliance with Roman oppressors, others condemned for unrighteous acts. But Jesus did […]