A Safe Place – Psalm 91:4

“He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.” Psalm 91:4 Under His wings we find refuge. Refuge. From our self-criticisms. From the weariness of trying to be more, to do more. From guilt of past choices, whether sinful or simply unwise. […]

Faithful – Deuteronomy 33:26-27

“There is none like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the heavens to your help, through the skies in his majesty. The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:26-27a Today I simply want to focus on faithfulness. The steady, constant faithfulness of my God. The God of perfect […]

Turning Curses Into Blessings – Deuteronomy 23:5

“But the LORD your God would not listen to Balaam; instead the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the LORD your God loved you.” Deuteronomy 23:5 Isn’t this what God does in our lives? It’s amazing that in all these generations, since before anything began, He has never changed…His […]

No Fear in Love – 1 John 4:18

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18 It’s difficult to not be able to fix everything. To be faced with a situation or a person that I desperately wish would change and yet know that it isn’t up to me. To know that there isn’t really anything […]

Perfect Love – Psalm 56:8-9

“You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in a bottle. Are they not in your book?… This I know, that God is for me.” Psalm 56:8-9 I read a quote this morning from Samuel Rutherford, a Scottish minister in the 1600s. It’s from a letter he wrote while imprisoned because of his […]