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 […]

Healing the Broken – Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3 This morning, reading these words, I am reminded of who God was to me in the season of my broken heart. Because He was more real and His presence more clearly felt than ever before…and that made the season beautiful and precious to me. […]

To Save and To Heal – Jeremiah 30:10-17, 22

“Then fear not, O Jacob my servant, declares the LORD, nor be dismayed, O Israel; for behold, I will save you from far away, and your offspring from the land of their captivity… For I am with you to save you, declares the LORD… Your hurt is incurable, and your wound is grievous. There is […]

Faithful Pursuit – 2 Chronicles 36:14-15

“All the officers of the priests and the people likewise were exceedingly unfaithful, following all the abominations of the nations. And they polluted the house of the LORD that He had made holy in Jerusalem. The LORD, the God of their fathers, sent persistently to them by His messengers, because He had compassion on His […]

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 […]