EMERGENCY ROOM

Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe.  . . . "The Holy Spirit spoke the truth about your ancestors when he said through Isaiah the prophet: " 'Go to this people and say, "You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever...

DELIVERANCE

“What have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt? . . . It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!” (Ex 14:11-12) . . . We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself....

LIKENESS

Reflections on Psalm 17 Please listen, Lord. I'm not asking anything frivolous or wrong. I'm not trying to cover anything up or gild any lilies. I'm putting myself in Your hands, and I know You'll see what's right. Your vindication is all I need. Search every corner...

VOICES

Reflections on Psalm 29 Lift up your voices, you heavenly beings; raise your praise to the heavenly rafters that all magificence and strength belong to the Lord. Give Him every bit of the glory that He is due. You live in the full splendor of His holiness -- worship...

RECKONING

Reflections on Psalm 10 Lord, why do You seem so out of reach? Why can't I see You clearly in these troubled times? Arrogant people prey on the vulnerable, trapping them in their schemes. They boast about having whatever they crave in their greed, and only respect...

LIFE ON THE ROCK

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000002882 StartFragment:0000000468 EndFragment:0000002865 Reflections on Psalm 144: Thank You, Father, that You alone are my unchanging foundation, the solid reality on which I can stand without fear of You shifting beneath my...

STRAIGHT TALK

Reflections on James 1:16-18, 21-22, 26-27; 2:19; 4:1-17; 5:13-20 Don't be fooled -- the gifts that are good -- perfectly good -- come from God. The gifts of His Word, His salvation through Jesus -- these are pure truth, and what is born in us through them makes us...

THE YOKE’S ON ME

At that time, Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.   “Come to me, all you who are weary...

CELEBRATE!

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000003292 StartFragment:0000000503 EndFragment:0000003275 Reflections on Psalm 145: I will exalt You, my God and King, every day in every way; I will praise You always. You are so awesome that I can only scratch the surface of...

HEADS UP!

One of the teachers of the law . . . asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: 'Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your...