A Desolate and Dry Land

Scripture God, you are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for You; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water. ~Psalm 63:1, CSB Quote Mercy-drops round us are falling, but for the showers we plead. ~Daniel Webster Whittle In my Saturday morning reading I came across the above verse which was so fitting for the day,…

Little Stick–Big Hand

Scripture Can an ax overpower the one who uses it? Can a wooden pole lift whoever holds it? ~Isaiah 10:15, CEV Quote God can hit a hard lick with a crooked stick. ~Ya’akov Sennacherib, the king of Assyria and son of Sargon II, was a arrogant blow hard who thought himself to be an agent…

Contentment Is A Gift

Scripture  Enjoy what you have rather than desiring what you don’t have. Just dreaming about nice things is meaningless—like chasing the wind. ~Ecclesiastes 6:8 Quote “I’ve never met a rich man who was happy, but I have only very occasionally met a poor man who did not want to become a rich man. ~Malcolm Muggeridge…

Intimacy With The Infinite

Scripture O LORD, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.  ~Psalm 39:1, NLT Quote The ONE who knows you best, loves you most. ~Warren W. Wiersbe What can I say, Psalms 139 blows my mind. It absolutely amazes me. I read it and I am struck with awe, totally dumbfounded. When I…

Awesome Works

Scripture Praise the LORD ! I will thank the LORD with all my heart as I meet with his godly people. How amazing are the deeds of the LORD ! All who delight in him should ponder them.  ~Psalm 111:1-2, NLT Quote Providence is the invisible hand of God inside the glove of human events. ~Max…

A Sovereign Savior

Scripture The LORD said to my Lord, “Sit in the place of honor at my right hand until I humble your enemies, making them a footstool under your feet.” ~Psalm 110:1, NLT Quote As eternal God, Jesus is the ‘root’ [originator] of Jesse [David] and as man He was the Son of David. ~Warren W.…

Creation Verses Evolution

Scripture  O LORD, what a variety of things you have made! In wisdom You have made them all. The earth is full of Your creatures.  Here is the ocean, vast and wide, teeming with life of every kind, both large and small.  ~Psalm 104:24-25, NLT Quote Who has the greater faith: Christians believe that God created…

Focus, Focus, Focus!

Scripture Give to the LORD the glory he deserves! Bring your offering and come into His courts. Worship the LORD in all His holy splendor. Let all the earth tremble before Him.  ~Psalm 96:89, NLT Quote “Before Jehovah’s awesome throne, Ye nations, bow with sacred joy: Know that the LORD is God alone; He can create…

Judge Of Judges

Scripture  God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers. How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked?  ~Psalm 82:1-2, NASB Quote Those who refuse to observe the judgments of God’s word shall not escape the judgment of His hand. ~Matthew Henry I am…