Isaiah 25:1 Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago. 🙏Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done and are doing wonderful things, things planned… Continue reading Prayer: Death swallowed up in your perfect Faithfulness
I think the Israelites didn’t realize when they first craved meat, that they were directly defying God. That is the way it works, it’s starts off innocent enough. However, when desire becomes the focus of our thought life, most often the innocent turns to sin. Most of the time when the desire is attained it may bring momentary happiness, but leaves us longing for more…the next thing we crave. I heard a friend’s sermon, Rod VanSolkm, and he quoted Tim Keller who said “Rachel is always Leah the next day,”
When I was a PEACE with where God had me, my world began to change. When I stopped seeing my desert as NEGATIVE; all the uniformity of color, parched feeling, exhausted disposition, and raw and exposed posture… my life inwardly started to BLOSSOM. The sorrow and tears turned to joy and praise. As Gods’ voice became louder, my purpose became crystal clear, the circumstances surrounding my desert situation faded, and my utter dependence on my Savior each second was something I looked forward to each day.
The desert land. The promise land. Beautiful Israel. Full of mountains and valleys that drink rain from heaven. This is the land God cares for and his eyes are continually on it as Deuteronomy 11:11-12 says: But the land you are crossing the Jordan to take possession of is a land of mountains and valleys… Continue reading Desert Life: what I found I really need through the deserts in Israel
The Lord was with us this year in so many ways. I see the Lords hand in so many ways. When I think back on all we have been through this year it is amazing to think of the miles between the the many mountain tops and the valleys. We have been living simultaneously in… Continue reading The Lord Was With Us: How we have been Blessed in Everything this year
⭐️I use I imagine and I believe, because that is not fact. Only Gods’ infallible Word is fact. God was with Abraham, and he was with his son Isaac. Just as God was with Jacob his grandson, and great grandson Joseph. Joseph knew from the time he was sitting in that cistern alone, afraid, and… Continue reading Faith in Betrayal
1 Thessalonians 3:12 And may the Master pour on the love so it fills your lives and splashes over on everyone around you, just as it does from us to you Genesis 2:25 – 3:5 Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt NO SHAME. Nakedness before the fall was beautiful and free.… Continue reading Truth: I was created for Freedom, not shame…