Every Word – Numbers 11:21-23

“But Moses said, ‘The people among whom I am number six hundred thousand on foot, and you have said, “I will give them meat, that they may eat a whole month!” Shall flocks and herds be slaughtered for them, and be enough for them? Or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together […]

To Move When He Does – Numbers 9:22

“Whether it was two days, or a month, or a longer time, that the cloud continued over the tabernacle, abiding there, the people of Israel remained in camp and did not set out, but when it lifted they set out.” Numbers 9:22 This verse is reminiscent of Moses’ words to the Lord that if His […]

Standing Firm in Strength – Ephesians 6:10

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.” Ephesians 6:10 So often, strength in our world is associated with defiance, stubbornness, harshness, a refusal to bow. A determined state that will not bend to another. It can appear entirely contrary to the characteristics to which followers of Christ are called: […]

His Name Upon Us – Numbers 6:23-27

“Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the people of Israel: you shall say to them, The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. So shall […]

Not About Stuff – Luke 12:15

“And he said to them, ‘Take care and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15 Life isn’t about stuff. This is an easy statement to make, and perhaps an easy concept to grasp and verbally agree to, but how often do […]

To Hear and Keep His Word – Luke 11:27-28

“As [Jesus] said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, ‘Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!’ But he said, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!’” Luke 11:27-28 There is intentionality here, in following […]

The Wonder of The Cross – Luke 10:20

“Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” Luke 10:20 When God begins moving in our lives, working through us and calling us to things greater than our own strength and abilities, we can find our focus shifting to those things. […]