Exceeding Great and Precious Promises – Psalm 119:50

“This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.” Psalm 119:50 During the past few months I have been focusing a lot on prayer. Really wanting to strengthen that part of my spiritual life and to better understand prayer’s intricacies. And finding comfort in the knowledge that the Spirit intercedes for […]

Unsearchable Riches – Ephesians 3:8

“To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ” Ephesians 3:8 The unsearchable riches of Christ. This is what Paul desired others to see. “That Christ would dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded […]

Honoring, Valuing Old Age – Leviticus 19:32

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” Leviticus 19:32 Throughout Scripture, those of older generations are honored. Gray hair is “splendor,” “a crown of glory” (Proverbs 20:29; 16:31). For those who know Christ, it is a […]

His Glorious Inheritance – Ephesians 1:16-19

“I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope […]

Outcasts – Luke 5:27-28

“After this [Jesus] went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And leaving everything, he rose and followed him.” Luke 5:27-28 “And I will save the lame and gather the outcast, and I will change their shame into praise and renown in […]

Greater Things – Psalm 86:8-10

“There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours… For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.” Psalm 86:8, 10 In our church service yesterday, we sang “God of This City.” It’s a song I’m very familiar with, but hadn’t sung in awhile…perhaps […]