BE STILL AND KNOW

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000003666 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000003649 Reflections on Psalm 46: God is our refuge and strength. No exceptions, no escape clauses, no fine print, no matter what. We can run to His all-encompassing arms with...

SNAKES AND LADDERS

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000005344 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000005327 . . . But the people grew impatient on the way; they spoke against God and against Moses, and said, "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?...

FAULT LINES

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000009162 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000009145 . . . a man was found gathering wood on the Sabbath day. . . . Then the Lord said to Moses, "The man must die. The whole assembly must stone him outside the camp." (Num...

PROSPERITY

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000003268 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000003251 Reflections on Psalm 4: Talk to me when I call to You, Lord, because You have the right answers. O Lord, I'm in such distress and no one can relieve it. I need Your...

ROOTS

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000002648 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000002631 Reflections on Psalm 1: We're blessed when we don't go along with people who do what they want instead of what God wants, who think they get ahead by fudging their...

STEPPING UP

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000003914 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000003897 Read 2 Peter 1:1-11 When we know God, we have all the knowledge we need to live a godly life. We can turn away from the world's corruption by focusing on His promises,...

THE FIRST STEP

Read 2 Peter 1:1-11 If we want to know how to progress in our Christian walk, Peter gives us a clear blueprint here. If we want to guage our progress to this point, this is also a measuring stick. It's a "how-to" and a "how am I doing?" -- all in 11 verses. It doesn't...

CLOUDY WHETHER

In all the travels of the Israelites, whenever the cloud lifted from above the tabernacle, they would set out; but if the cloud did not lift, they did not set out – until the day it lifted. So the cloud of the Lord was over the tabernacle by day, and the fire was in...

HOPE SONG

Reflections on Psalm 146 I praise the Lord with my whole being, with everything that's in me. I'll keep praising Him every day of my life. He's my heart-song, my hope-song, a precious melody in a discordant world. Don't put your trust in political leaders or any other...

HONOR

Reflections of Psalm 111 I will praise God whole-heartedly, nothing held back for fear of what others may think of me. I will give God the glory and honor He so richly deserves, no matter what. Those who know and honor Him will praise with me, and I won't worry about...