At Full Price – 1 Chronicles 21:22-24

“And David said to Ornan, ‘Give me the site of the threshing floor that I may build on it an altar to the LORD—give it to me at its full price—that the plague may be averted from the people.’ Then Ornan said to David, ‘Take it, and let my lord the king do what seems […]

I Will – Jeremiah 30:17

“For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD, because they have called you an outcast: ‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares!’ ” Jeremiah 30:17 I love this declaration of God. His recognition that outsiders mock His people, believing them to be abandoned. His unequivocal statement […]

Losing Sight of Love – Ephesians 3:17-19

“That you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:17b-19 “God wants to meet you […]

Resting in Pleasant Places – Psalm 16:6

“The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.” Psalm 16:6 “Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.” Psalm 116:7 There is a particular peace that settles over me when I dwell on these two verses. I seem to sense my […]

Unchanging – Job 19:21-22, 25

“Have mercy on me, have mercy on me, O you my friends… Why do you, like God, pursue me?… I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.” Job 19:21-22, 25 Despite his heart-wrenching circumstances, despite his friends’ accusing him of wrongdoing and guilt, Job still holds to […]