Sep 112016
 
Grace and Mercy

Psalm 136 magnifies the mercy of God. Every verse ends with the refrain, “For His mercy endures forever.” I would like to have heard this psalm sung in the Jewish temple. One group of priests would say, “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!” (v 1). Then the priests on the other […]

Aug 162016
 
Divine Authority Given to You

And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. (Gal 3:29) You are an heir. The next time you are feeling low or insignificant, worried or frustrated, confused, confounded or just plain conned, stop and consider this: you are an heir. “The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that […]

Security is only in Jesus!

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Sep 132015
 

“For the Lord will be your confidenceā€¦” (Proverbs 3:26). Have you ever looked up and noticed construction workers high on a skyscraper? Why do you suppose they can work so confidently suspended so high above the ground? They are secure because they know that- – their safety harnesses are fastened to the building itself and […]

Give it to God!

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May 302015
 

“Is anything too hard for the Lord?” (Genesis 18:14). A little boy was trying to roll a rock. His father was watching from a distance. The boy was heaving and sighing. But he couldn’t turn the stone over. His dad with a smile said, “Son, are you using all of your strength?” The boy said, […]

Paradigms

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May 132015
 

“I will go over and see this strange sight-why the bush does not burn up” (Exodus 3:3). Have you ever heard someone say: “God doesn’t work that way? He would never do that.” Moses had never seen a bush that burned but did not burn up. It got his attention and it drew him to […]