Pain and Purpose – Job 8:5-6

“If you will seek God, and plead with the Almighty for mercy, if you are pure and upright, surely then he will rouse himself for you and restore your rightful habitation.” Job 8:5-6 “And his disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ Jesus answered, ‘It was […]

When We Don’t Understand – Psalm 32:9-10

“Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you. Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but steadfast love surrounds the one who trusts in the LORD.” Psalm 32:9-10 “But for me it is good to be near God; […]

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 […]

Beautiful Work – Isaiah 19:1, 17-22

“An oracle concerning Egypt: Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and comes to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence, and the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them… And the land of Judah will become a terror to the Egyptians. Everyone to whom it is mentioned […]

Created for Joy – Isaiah 65:17-18

“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind. But be glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for behold, I create Jerusalem to be a joy, and her people to be a gladness.” Isaiah 65:17-18 This morning I read […]