To Know His Compassion – Genesis 29:31-35

“When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb…And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, ‘Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.’ She conceived again and bore a son, and said, ‘Because the LORD has […]

The Chasm – Luke 16:26

“… between us and you a great chasm has been fixed…” Luke 16:26 Often, I don’t think we realize the vastness of the chasm between us and the Lord. The utter impossibility of our quest to cross it on our own. We likely won’t fully comprehend it during our mortal lives, but I pray God […]

Pausing to Breathe in Grace – Psalm 36:5, 7-9

“Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds… How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with […]

Breaking Through – Matthew 12:21

“and in His name the Gentiles will hope.” Matthew 12:21 This morning I find myself battling a lot of self-doubt, nervousness, fear, and a sense of defeat. Even with my prayers up to this point, I only feel some alleviation, not a full breaking through. But reading this verse, something starts to resonate. …What am […]

Justice and Salvation – Luke 15:10

“Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Luke 15:10 “…As I live, declares the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live; turn back, turn back from your evil ways” […]