Tag Archives: be still and know that i am God

The One Thing Necessary

She welcomed Him when others tested Him. She set a table for Him while others sought to set a trap for Him. She was ready to minister to Him, but as the Master was so often wont to do, at … Continue reading

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A Thin Silence

The LORD was not in the great and strong wind that pulverized the rocks. Nor was He in the quake that shook the ground. And though you couldn’t take your eyes of the blazing fire, the LORD wasn’t in that … Continue reading

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Look and Listen

That it was meant to be a visual experience unlike any visual experience they had ever had is pretty obvious. One moment Peter, John, and James are hiking the hill with Jesus and the next moment . . . BAM!!!! … Continue reading

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The Downside of Flannel Graph and CGI

Not gonna lie, I’m kind of hooked on Marvel movies. Not that I run to a movie theater whenever a new film is released, or that I watch them all the time, but I have been a bit driven to … Continue reading

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Stop! (Elihu, Part 2)

Okay, I am liking this kid more and more as he gets wound up and gets more comfortable with giving Job & Co. a piece of his mind . . . and a vision of God. Yesterday, I pondered Elihu’s … Continue reading

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The Sovereign and The Sinner

That He had even spoken to her shook the foundation of the current day’s social ethic of appropriateness. But not only did Jesus speak with the woman, He engaged her in discussion. They talked about satisfying physical and spiritual thirst. … Continue reading

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Common Consideration

I think you could say that Psalm 104 deals with the theme of what’s referred to in theological terms as “common grace.” That provision of God available to all mankind. Divine realities whose benefits are experienced by everyone, regardless of … Continue reading

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Listen to Me

Was awake earlier than I had hoped this morning. So, did a “double portion” of my reading plan. And reading Psalm 80 and Psalm 81 back-to-back provided context for a conversation between God and His people that I would have … Continue reading

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Behold and Be Still

There is a direct correlation between who God is and how His people are to respond. What we know and believe about our King should make a difference in how we respond to our circumstance. I’m chewing on Psalm 46 … Continue reading

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Hand On Mouth

Sticks and stones may break my bones . . . but when the Almighty’s name-calling, it’s gotta hurt! Not that God harmfully throws down insults from heaven, but the One who searches the soul and spirits of men will reveal … Continue reading

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