To See More of Our God – Psalm 119:16

“I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.” Psalm 119:16 This verse compelled a specific prayer of my heart: Lord, may I delight in Your statutes. Not just obeying them because I know I’m supposed to – although we are to exercise discipline to obey even when we don’t “feel” like […]

That We May Live – Deuteronomy 5:33

“You shall walk in all the way that the LORD your God has commanded you, that you may live” Deuteronomy 5:33a Our God desires life for us. Real, whole, full, abundant life. Some might say that living according to the commands of God, following the example of Jesus, and walking in the sacrificial and submissive […]

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 […]

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 […]

Affirmations – Luke 2:29-32

“Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.” Luke 2:29-32 Our God brought such affirmation along Mary and […]