Be strong in the Lord

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. (Eph 6:10 ESV) I am not strong in ways I’d like to be.  I greatly admire people who plot a course for themselves and follow-through managing their time until the end result is in hand.  With dogged determination, consistency and vision they […]

We hate this wretched manna!

In everything you do, stay away from complaining and arguing…let your lives shine brightly before [a dark world full of crooked and perverse people]. But the people grew impatient along the way, and they began to murmur against God and Moses.  “Why have you brought us out of Egypt to die here in the wilderness?…There […]

What do you see?

I see people, but I can’t see them very clearly. They look like trees walking around. —You have eyes—can’t you see? Won’t you ever learn or understand? Are your hearts too hard to take it in? —You are seeing things merely from a human point of view, not from God’s. —Look beneath the surface so you can judge […]

When, not if…

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.—To you, O LORD, I […]