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, […]

A Consuming Fire – Hebrews 12:28-29

“Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:28-29 This passage begins with a picture of how God manifested Himself to the Israelites in the wilderness: “a blazing fire […]

More Joy – Psalm 4:7

“You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.” Psalm 4:7 It’s so easy to get caught up in how you want your life to go. Whether you just can’t seem to reach the heights you’re searching for or they finally appear within reach, dreams can end […]

Involved & Rejoicing – Psalm 66:5

“Come and see what God has done: he is awesome in his deeds toward the children of man.” Psalm 66:5 The God of Heaven is involved in our lives. In our days. In our details. The wonder of this is astounding me all over again. Because so easily that thought can become commonplace…when it really […]