Affirmations – Luke 2:29-32

“Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.” Luke 2:29-32 Our God brought such affirmation along Mary and […]

We Have Waited For Him – Lamentations 3:25-26

“The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.” Lamentations 3:25-26 It is good to wait quietly, because His salvation will come. It is good, because He is good. He is faithful. And this […]

Holy to the Lord – Exodus 30:37

“And the incense that you shall make according to its composition, you shall not make for yourselves. It shall be for you holy to the LORD.” Exodus 30:37 Reading this statement made me wonder – what do I have that is set aside as holy to the Lord? A piece of my life that’s just […]

Setting God Before Ourselves – Psalm 54:3

“For strangers have risen against me; ruthless men seek my life; they do not set God before themselves.” Psalm 54:3 “They do not set God before themselves.” This statement, here describing evil men, begs the question: Do I? Do I elevate the will and desires and plans of God above my own? Do I treasure […]

By Name – Numbers 1:1-16

“The LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai…saying, ‘Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel… And there shall be with you a man from each tribe…And these are the names of the men who shall assist you…’ These were the ones chosen from the congregation, the chiefs of […]

The Things of God – Matthew 16:21-23

“From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, ‘Far be it from you, Lord! This […]