Dust

Scripture And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. ~Genesis 2:7, NKJV Quote “If God does not trust his own angels, how much less will He trust people made of dust? ~Eliphaz I was reading in Job four and …

Comeuppance

Scripture Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you. ~Proverbs 9:7, NIV Quote A word to the wise should be sufficient. ~ Titus Maccius Plautus This year I am using Timothy Keller’s devotion on the Proverbs and enjoying it immensely. I never remember seeing the word ‘comeuppance’ until …

Incredible

Scripture “Then astonishment seized them all, and they glorified God. They were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen incredible things today.” ~Luke 5:26, NET Quote There is not an adjective in the English language which fully describes the person and worth of Jesus but incredible will do for now. ~Ya’akov The above text out of Luke …

He Spoke

Scripture For He spoke, and it came to be; He commanded and it stood firm. ~Psalm 33:9, NRSV Quote Horse power is not the answer; no one gets by on human strength alone. ~Eugene Peterson As I was reading Psalm 33, verse 9 really captured my attention and I thought about a companion verse in …