• Surrounded by Songs of Deliverance

    16 July, 2019

    Mindful of his utter dependence upon the good Lord, King David gazes with faith illumined confidence to his innermost place, he records three truths: You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. (Psalm 32:7) The Lord is this king's refuge.…...[read more]

  • The Negligent Shepherd#

    13 July, 2019

    The Holy Scriptures contain the steps and directions of those called to be shepherds. Any calling comes tasked with a greater accountability. (NOTE: the louder the calling - the harder the task.) Shepherds of the Lord's flock bear higher divine assessments. The Lord is expectant and serious…...[read more]

  • Imprisoned by Hope

    11 July, 2019

    There is a colorful, teasing and exceptionally obscure verse 'hidden' very close to the end of the Old Testament. The prophet Zechariah (circa 520BC) pleads with the Lord's people to return to their land, and God will unfold His wonderful plans. Return to your fortress, you prisoners of…...[read more]

  • To Anchor the Soul

    9 July, 2019

    ‘Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from Him.’ (Psalm 62:5) Take a few moments to breath stability across your day and quietly declare: Dear Father, in the busy-ness of this day grant me a stillness of seeing, O God. In the conflicting voices of my heart grant me a…...[read more]

  • The False Shepherd

    7 July, 2019

    Can you discern the voice of false teachers? They are sure to blare on your radio, your podcast and your TV set. They may even lean on your pulpit. Jesus promised they will. They preach to itching ears, and force the Bible to fit their faith, not force their faith to fit the Bible. The Lord…...[read more]

  • Nowhere To Run - Nowhere to Hide

    4 July, 2019

    Have you ever felt that you share in the long-suffering of Job? Heart-tearing loss encompasses you, soul-numbing sadness fills your eyes, and even your spouse has advised you to turn your back on God. And, all the while the shame of blame pours across you. Your friends who seek to comfort only…...[read more]