Little thorns and prickles that grow. The jot and tittle details. Some details we would like to not face on a regular basis. Usually hope can overcome these nettles and briers. There are moments we can not overcome or bounce back so we stand teary-eyed with bleeding palms. Unfortunately these moments do not come in … Continue reading Jot and tittle, nettles and briers
God Most High is stunning. Continue reading Stunning.
Pretty soon the “I love you,” looks like; “I tolerate you.” Next, it becomes; “I will not be responsible for you or even me.” And then the rich young man parted ways with Christ. (Matthew 19) So let’s back up to the beginning. “I love you” does not include ongoing owing nor does it hold … Continue reading I love you, except
The combative imagery is a wounded man with rushing companions to his aid. I have to wonder if this is not the same urgent cry in heaven when we stumble and crumble under the gravest pressures here on earth? “Man down!” “Woman down, she’s down.” God commands His angels to magnificently rush in.The overall adrenaline … Continue reading “Man down!”
The best hope survives the worst tragedy. “Occasionally, a not visibly severe event gathers into it all the pain and terror of existence, and our souls are undone. Agony rolls down into our deepest heart, crowding out any experience of gladness or hope. All is dark with darkness too thick to see even a pinpoint … Continue reading Consider your audience
Stop and envision that phrase, “At this time tomorrow__________.” Scarcity, fear, tolerance, vulnerability, and suspense clobber us like a dodge ball to the face: there is an immediate sting, swelling, and burn. The phrase above is God reporting to Joshua, at this time tomorrow, I will hand you another city. Do not be afraid. (Joshua … Continue reading At this time tomorrow,