With Your Sword. With Your Hand.

Today I want to bring you some insight from a passage in Psalm 17. Before I do, I want to remind us of a very known bible verse that we constantly quote. It's the one from Ephesians 6 and I love how the CJB versions puts it. For we are not struggling against human beings,... Continue Reading →

A Light to My Feet.

You know that moment when the lights in a theater go down and the entire room becomes dark? In the darkness do you ever notice the glaring red EXIT signs? What about the tiny lights placed along the pathway to lead you to safety? God's Word is a lot like those little safety lights. Your... Continue Reading →

Walking the Dark Path.

Why does God lead us on paths of darkness and not light? Why does He allow all the destruction, the terror, and injustice that comes into our lives and those around us? Photo by Tatiana Syrikova on Pexels.com I am [Jeremiah] the man who has seen affliction under the rod of His wrath. He has... Continue Reading →

When We Call on God.

What happens when we call on God? Jeremiah 33:3 says:"Call to Me and I will answer you, and tell you [and even show you] great and mighty things, [things which have been confined and hidden], which you do not know and understand and cannot distinguish." We obtain things we previously could not reach. Photo by... Continue Reading →

While You Were Secure.

Trouble doesn't come unexpectedly. God, Who knows the beginning and the end, knows when trouble will come and He will not leave His people clueless or defenseless. He warns us ahead of time, speaking to us and instructing us. It is up to us if we will listen, even in our security. "I spoke to... Continue Reading →

The Two Trees.

Jeremiah 17:5-8 gives a very descriptive contrast between the person that follows man's way and the person that follows the Lord's way. One is overcome with no hope of sustenance, while the other thrives even in impossible conditions. A Juniper in Arabah Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com "Cursed is the person who trusts in mankind.... Continue Reading →

Count It All Joy.

Joy is a celebration. "Then the Israelites, including the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the exiles, celebrated the dedication of the house of God with joy...They observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with joy, because the Lord had made them joyful, having changed the Assyrian king's attitude toward them, so... Continue Reading →

A New Testament God in the Old Testament.

"...That I am the Lord, Who practices loving-kindness, judgement, and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord."Jeremiah 9:24 amp When we think of the Old Testament, the words that come to mind are often Rules and Punishment. Destruction. We all know that God is the same yesterday, today, and... Continue Reading →

A Land Not Sown.

I remember the loyalty of your youth, your love as a bride--how you followed Me in the wilderness, in a land not sown.Jeremiah 2:2 (CSB) Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Israel followed God into "a land not sown". There was a dream but no sign of what was to come. This was a land promised... Continue Reading →

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