As we look at what God has to say to King Josiah's sons, the main thing was they didn't listen what He had to say in the past nor to what Jeremiah told them. They sought to do things their way and not at all to God's way. Thing is we get that way too. … Continue reading Are You Tuned In?
One of the things I like doing when I study the Bible, besides looking at the original text, is to look at different versions of the verse or verses that I am studying. Here in Jeremiah 20:11-12, let's look at a few versions to get a larger picture. But the Lord is with me like a dread … Continue reading My Protector
In the closing of Jeremiah 10 we see a prayer from Jeremiah for those who have walked away from the Lord. Take the time and write out a prayer to God for those who need to come to salvation in Jesus.
There are several different types of migrating birds, from the Canadian Geese that fly in a V formation to the dread Grackle that ascends onto the town like a scene out of a horror movie. Then there are the Swallows that return to the mission at San Juan Capistrano in California, every year. The celebration of the … Continue reading Returning To What You Know
Many of us sat stunned yesterday afternoon and throughout the evening as details of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We are all hurting for the students who the meaning of Valentine's Day has changed forever. We are praying for those that are injured physically and the rest who are injured … Continue reading Broken Valentine
Ice cream, Introductions, Icicles, Internet, and Incense Incense was an important part of worship in the Old Testament. The mixture of equal parts of sweet spices and frankincense with salt was strictly used for the worship of God. In Exodus 30:7-8; it explains that the high priest at the time, Aaron, was to burn the … Continue reading I
Things happen in our lives that can weight us down, from the death of a family member or friend, dealing with a special needs child, finances, to what is going on in the world around us. So how do we deal with a heavy heart when it is weighed down? Let's look a Psalm 119 … Continue reading How To Lighten Your Heart
(Photo by Frank McKenna on Unsplash) When you go to the ocean, stand at the edge of the sand and water, as the waves come in you can feel the sand wash away from your feet. Should you stand there long enough it gets difficult with all the sand washing out until you have to readjust your position. … Continue reading Will Not Be Moved
This week we wrap up Streams of Refreshment. Throughout August, I will be reposting some post from the past. (Photo by Jamie MacPherson - Unsplash)
(Photograph by Nathan Anderson - Unsplash) This week's stream is found in Matthew 6. Jesus, Himself leads us to this stream to put to rest the anxiousness we so get tangled up with. Dip into this stream and seek the quietness that lies within.