Direct Your Heart – 1 Samuel 7:3

“And Samuel said to the house of Israel, ‘If you are returning to the LORD with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your heart to the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.’” 1 […]

A New Earth – Revelation 21:1, 5

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away…And he who was seated on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’” Revelation 21:1, 5 A friend of mine made a comment yesterday that has stuck with me. She said that […]

Waiting with Hope – Psalm 39:7

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.” Psalm 39:7 In this psalm, the writer seems to be waiting for deliverance from discipline and for the Lord to deal with the wicked around him. But it got me to thinking about the different applications this statement, this picture of […]