Original Stories – Psalm 139:16

“Your eyes saw my unformed substance. In your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.” Psalm 139:16 Reading in My Utmost for His Highest this morning, several of Oswald Chambers’ phrases stood out to me: “If you will give God […]

Bringing Them to Jesus – John 1:42

“Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard John and followed [Jesus]. He first found his own brother Simon and told him, ‘We have found the Messiah’ (which is translated ‘the Christ’), and he brought him to Jesus.” John 1:40-42 “And he brought him to Jesus.” Such a simple statement. But one […]

Not Waiting – Genesis 17:23

“Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.” Genesis 17:23 “That very day.” Abraham did this that very day. God […]

Forgiving Ourselves – Isaiah 53:5-11

“But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned – every one – to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the […]

Eager Expectancy – Isaiah 54:2

“Enlarge the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes.” Isaiah 54:2 This calling is written within a promise to the people of God, as He foretells the new covenant to come when His truth and salvation would […]