The Richest of Blessings – Philippians 3:8

“Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ” Philippians 3:8 I’ve been working on prayer lately. Really praying, with fervency and firm belief, […]

Eyes on Our Comforter – Genesis 29:31-36

“When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, He opened her womb…And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, ‘This time I will praise the LORD.’ Therefore she called his name Judah. Then she ceased bearing.” Genesis 29:31-36 Reading this portion of Leah’s story in Genesis 29, I am drawn to an underlying […]

We Won’t Miss This – Psalm 16:5-6

“The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; You hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.” Psalm 16:5-6 If God holds my lot, that means He is in control of it. It rests, resides, in His hands. Those same hands that promise to […]

Accepted – Matthew 9:10

“And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and His disciples.” Matthew 9:10 What beautiful acceptance is displayed here. These people were cast out of “good” society, some despised for alliance with Roman oppressors, others condemned for unrighteous acts. But Jesus did […]