When We Need Deliverance

“Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head. I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But Thou hast brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.” Jonah 2:5-6 Each of us languish in different “pits” at various life stages. Yet God possesses an unfathomable power to deliver. He “is to us a God of deliverances” (Psalm 68:20). Let’s consider Jonah, a man who knew […]

Who We Are

“And he said to them, ‘I am a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land.’” – Jonah 1:9 We sat at the top of the stairs. In the hallway light, I read for what seemed the umpteenth time our children’s version of “Jonah and the Whale.” My then small son nestled next to me listening to his favorite story. Honestly, I tired of reading it and wished he’d select something new. But the story still […]