Safety – Deuteronomy 33:12

“The beloved of the LORD dwells in safety. The High God surrounds him all day long, and dwells between his shoulders.” Deuteronomy 33:12 “The LORD…will keep your life… from this time forth and forevermore.” Psalm 121:7-8 As those beloved by the Lord of heaven, we dwell in safety. Safety far beyond our circumstances and far […]

Very Present – Psalm 46

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 Very present. My God is very present. The footnote in my Bible says this verse may also read “well proved” – which means He has proven, time and time again, to be our help in times of trouble. Times when His […]

Who Am I? – Exodus 3:11-12

“But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?’ He said, ‘But I will be with you’” Exodus 3:11-12a “But I will be with you.” A seemingly simple statement. Yet it identifies a major shift in perspective—one that turns everything around […]

Return to the Lord – Isaiah 30:9-18

“For they are a rebellious people, lying children, children unwilling to hear the instruction of the LORD; who say to the seers, ‘Do not see,’ and to the prophets, ‘Do not prophesy to us what is right; speak to us smooth things, prophesy illusions, leave the way, turn aside from the path, let us hear […]

Beholding our King – Isaiah 28:5-6

“In that day the LORD of hosts will be a crown of glory, and a diadem of beauty, to the remnant of his people, and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.” Isaiah 28:5-6 People have widely varying views of […]