Peace At All Times – 2 Thessalonians 3:16

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16 This verse has me dwelling on peace. What it is, where it comes from. Most particularly, why we are able have peace “at all times in every way.” For those […]

The Living One Who Sees Me – Genesis 16:13-14

“So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, ‘You are a God of seeing,’ for she said, ‘Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.’ Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; it lies between Kadesh and Bered.” Genesis 16:13-14 The name Beer-lahai-roi means “the well of the Living One […]

Ever Full – Psalm 92:14-15

“They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the LORD is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.” Psalm 92:14-15 What a beautiful statement of the faithfulness of God. These verses declare that He will not forsake us, no matter […]

Waiting with Hope – Psalm 39:7

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.” Psalm 39:7 In this psalm, the writer seems to be waiting for deliverance from discipline and for the Lord to deal with the wicked around him. But it got me to thinking about the different applications this statement, this picture of […]