Hiding Place

“Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to Thee in a time when Thou mayest be found … Thou art my hiding place …” (Psalm 32:6-7, NASB). Have you ever wanted to quit? I won’t lie. I have. Repeatedly. As thoughts of throwing in the towel swirled in my head early this morning (yes, just […]

Embracing the Process

“Now may the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13, NASB). Disliking the Presidential Fitness events of junior and senior high, I dutifully but half-heartedly participated in the process. Achieving awards for athletic accomplishments didn’t interest […]

Idolatrous? Not Me!

“Then He brought me into the inner court of the LORD’S house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east; and they were prostrating themselves eastward toward […]

Keeper of the Heart

“And I saw heaven opened; and behold, a white horse, And He who sat upon it is called Faithful and True …” – Revelation 19:11 Betrayed. The word itself communicates heartache. Have you ever been betrayed? Unfortunately many of us can respond, “Yes.” For what or whom?┬áThe possibilities range from hurtful to gut wrenching to […]

What God Values

“…though the LORD is exalted … He regards the lowly.” – Psalm 138:6 “Pray for my family. Don’t pray for me …” He sat alone at the soup kitchen’s lunch table–sweat on his brow as he ate the provided meal. At first I considered speaking to another man, but the Lord directed me to Dan*. […]

For Precious Chloe …

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 She’s only eleven. My daughter’s friend: sweet, endearing, engaging Chloe Scott recently was diagnosed with bone cancer. Oh … words fail. A child dealing with such […]

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