Faltering – Psalm 73:1

“Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.” Psalm 73:1 I didn’t want to write this today. Not after what I wrote yesterday. Because today, I’m feeling such discouragement. Disappointment that at first I shook off, but then it grew. Dragging me down and bringing with it a sense that […]

Fickle Hearts – Hosea 6:4

“What shall I do with you, O Ephraim? What shall I do with you, O Judah? Your love is like the morning cloud, like the dew that goes early away.” Hosea 6:4 Lately, I’ve sensed such distraction in my times with the Lord. Without being able to solidly pinpoint why. Discouragement in one area, waiting […]

Above Everything Else – Jeremiah 15:16-20

“Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O LORD, God of hosts… Why is my pain unceasing, my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you be to me like a deceitful brook, […]

Rejecting Him – John 19:5-6

“So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, ‘Behold, the man!’ When the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out, ‘Crucify him, crucify him!’” John 19:5-6a “Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him.” John […]

Looking to Him – Isaiah 64:4

“From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear, no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.” Isaiah 64:4 “The threshing floors shall be full of grain; the vats shall overflow with wine and oil. I will restore to you the years that the […]

The Unexpected – Luke 6:7-11

“And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath…And after looking around at them all he said to them, ‘Stretch out your hand.’ And he did so, and his hand was restored. But they were filled with fury and discussed with one another what they might do […]

Grounded in Love – Ephesians 3:13-19

“So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory. For this reason I bow my knees before the Father…that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ […]