Tag: god

Daily Reads 02.15.2020

Remember, change and growth aren’t easy. But you can be easy on yourself. Take a break from the negative self-talk and embrace the process of growing. Have a great Saturday!

Daily Reads 02.14.2020

God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. 1 John 4:9-10 Although …

Daily Reads 02.12.2020

As soon as Jesus heard the news, he left in a boat to a remote area to be alone.  Matthew 14:13 Immediately after this, Jesus insisted that his disciples get back into the boat and cross to the other side of the lake, while he sent the people home. After sending them home, he went up …

Daily Reads 02.10.2020

It was a random Saturday morning and we were meeting my daughter and her children for a casual breakfast. Dave and I arrived first, ordered and settled at a table. We saw them first as they parked the car and unloaded the girls from their carseats. The oldest turned toward the coffee shop and noticed …

Daily Reads 02.09.2020

Your help comes from Him alone! Pause, take 5 and listen!

Daily Reads 02.08.2020

In the Ancient Near East, settling a new area required three factors to be present: water, food and safety. In 2 Samuel 5, David becomes king of all Israel and moves to the City of David. This city, according to antiquity was located in the foothills of the mountains surrounding Jerusalem. The drawing factor of …

Daily Reads 02.05.2020

Before I expound on my own healing journey, it is important to establish the process of healing. You might even be wondering how to discern if there is a lie you are believing. Are there any signs to watch for in this journey? Wounds are hidden behind layers of behaviors and emotions and will not …

Daily Reads 02.02.20

Psalm 23 is a beautiful picture of all the resources we experience when we sit at the Table of the Lord. As you prepare for worship today, I invite you to meditate on the provisions available to you today. The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; …

Daily Reads 02.01.2020

…But now let me show you a way of life that is best of all. 1 Corinthians 12:31 There is another table set for you by the Lord. It is here that we find fulfillment for all our core longings. As the psalmist says: As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long …

Daily Reads 01.29.2020

…though I could have confidence in my own effort if anyone could. Indeed, if others have reason for confidence in their own efforts, I have even more! I was circumcised when I was eight days old. I am a pure-blooded citizen of Israel and a member of the tribe of Benjamin—a real Hebrew if there …