Diligently Seek Him!

Hebrews 11:6 AMP "But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out]."   The Lord is the rewarder of those who diligently seek [...]

The Storm

Isaiah 40:29 AMP "He gives power to the faint and weary, and to him who has no might. He increases strength [causing it to multiply and making it abound]. " We recently had a thunderstorm, the rain poured down in buckets, so hard, that I could not see the house across the street. Then the strangest [...]

The Bread of Life

John 6:35 AMP "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me will never be hungry and he who believes in, and cleaves to, and trusts in, and relies on Me will never thirst any more (at any time). " It only seems fitting that after I share about my disappointment and discontentment in a [...]

My Keeper

Psalm 121:5a, 7-8 AMPC "The Lord is your keeper ... The Lord will keep you from all evil; He will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore."   I have a "Keeper." The Lord is my Keeper. What an incredibly comforting thought! [...]

What Are You Expecting?

Psalm 40:1-2 AMP "He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and He set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings. And He has put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God."   [...]

His Satisfying Presence

Psalm 23:6b "and through the length of my days, the house of the Lord [and His presence] shall be my dwelling place." David completes verse six with knowing that he will "dwell in the house of the Lord for ever (KJV)". Home. What a comfort that word brings. Yet, this home means so much more, it means dwelling [...]

Our Anointing

Psalm 23:5b AMP "You anoint my head with oil; my [brimming] cup flows over."     Oil was an important protective agent used by shepherds on their flock in David's day. The oil protected the sheep from insects and was also used to keep any wounds they may have from getting infections. Anointing with oil [...]

A Feast has Been Prepared

Psalm 23:5a AMP "You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies." There is rarely if ever a time or place in life, free of worries, free of struggles, free of stress, or free of something warring against us. The Lord calls us to His banquet, to celebrate His goodness and be [...]

Walking through the Valley

Psalm 23:4 AMP "Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me."   David says, Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for you are with me; your rod [...]