Treasured – Deuteronomy 7:6

“For you are a people holy to the LORD your God. The LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.” Deuteronomy 7:6 A people for His treasured possession. Out of all the people on the face […]

Watching Confidently – Psalm 5:3

“O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.” Psalm 5:3 Before I opened my Bible this morning, I poured out some things in prayer before the Lord. Various aspects of life weighing on my heart. Then I turned here, to this passage that […]

Great Love – 1 John 3:1

“The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world… But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.” John […]

Enthroned Over the Flood – Psalm 29:10-11

“The LORD sits enthroned over the flood, the LORD sits enthroned as king forever. May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with peace!” Psalm 29:10-11 The 29th psalm is my favorite. For several reasons. This morning I chose to read it simply because I wanted to; there was […]

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 […]

You Are His – John 17:9

“I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.” John 17:9 What a magnificent thought—that God looks to us, to each of us who are in Christ, and declares, “This one is mine.” Walk with me a moment and allow […]

Greatly Loved – Daniel 10:5-12

“I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist. His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound […]