The Greatness of Our God – 2 Samuel 6:2

“And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale-judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the LORD of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim.” 2 Samuel 6:2 The narrator’s description in this verse strongly emphasizes the greatness of […]

The Personal Love of God – Psalm 116:1

“I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.” Psalm 116:1 I read a devotion this morning by Charles Stanley that focused on this verse and the beautiful reality that God hears us and cares about the small things in our lives, not just “big” prayer requests. And I’d […]

Anguish and Joy – Isaiah 53:11

“Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities.” Isaiah 53:11 This is one of my favorite verses in all of Scripture. Capturing so powerfully Jesus’ perspective of His sacrifice […]

Different – Jeremiah 11:4

“…Listen to my voice, and do all that I command you. So shall you be my people, and I will be your God” Jeremiah 11:4b I am the Lord’s. As His, my life is to look different. Very different from the world. It looks different because I listen to Him. I don’t just go along […]

Personal Grace – Isaiah 61:1-3

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the LORD’s […]