Tag Archives: God’s presence

Going With Us

For Moses it was the ultimate litmus test that he and his people had found favor in the sight of God. Beyond their deliverance from bondage; greater than escaping their enemies by walking through a parted sea; more indicative than … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Near

Just got off the phone with my daughter who’s driving home from Los Angeles. Asked her where she was. She didn’t know. Knew she was on I-5. Knew she was heading north. But where exactly she was? Not really sure. … Continue reading

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All Our Times Are In His Hands

Whatever the circumstances that prompted David to write Psalm 31, it’s pretty clear he was feeling kind of hammered. In need of speedy rescue, he cries out to his Rock and His Fortress. The affliction received at his enemy’s hand … Continue reading

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“One Thing” People

Mary was one. While there was a ton of stuff to do to get things ready for hosting Jesus & Company at her and her sister’s place, she sat at the Savior’s feet. Martha was anxious and troubled about many … Continue reading

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I Shall Not Be Shaken

Last night, as our small group met to discuss that morning’s sermon and dig deeper into the topics of suffering and God’s comfort, we talked about how living life within a greater context helps in persevering amidst trials. Remembering what … Continue reading

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The Lifter of My Head

What’s the relationship between sorrow and sagging? When was our countenance wired to fall as a response to becoming aware of our failure? Why, when we’re despondent, does the chin droop? How come the neck naturally bends forward when bad … Continue reading

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Shelter and a Shepherd

While there may be debate as to who exactly they are, it seems pretty clear to me where they are. Those “coming out of the great tribulation” might specifically refer to believers martyred after the opening of the fifth seal … Continue reading

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