Tag Archives: renewal

A Heart & Soul Level

To own a bible is a gift you can give yourself. But to have your bible own you, well, that’s a supernatural blessing that comes only through the goodness and grace of God. Overwhelmed a bit this morning as I … Continue reading

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An Eternal Weight of Glory (A 2014 Rerun)

This morning I’m reminded again why I so enjoy the reading plan that has guided me, from cover to cover, through the Bible each year for over the past 12 years. Because it keeps bringing me back to truths and … Continue reading

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Knowing and Understanding God

Maybe I watch too many court room dramas, but as I’m reading in Jeremiah this morning I’m envisioning an unrelenting prosecutor with a seemingly unending closing argument. The indictment against Judah is based on a mountain of evidence. Accused of … Continue reading

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Beyond All Comparison

Honestly, do the math and it doesn’t seem to add up. Afflicted in every way + Perplexed + Persecuted + Struck down + Bodies so beat up they look more and more like Jesus’ when He died . . . … Continue reading

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The Back, The Face, and The Heart

The more I read the prophets, the more I’m intrigued by the prophets. The more I think I understand what’s going on, the more I think I know of God. And the more I consider the dynamic of Israel’s judgment … Continue reading

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Waiting Time

Ours is a culture that is bent on getting rid of waiting. Decades ago we adopted a whole new genre of food service, fast food restaurants, because we didn’t want to wait for good food to be prepared. So we … Continue reading

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Teach Me to Wait!

Kind of an “aha moment” this morning as I continued to read in, and meditate on, Isaiah. The “aha?” Waiting is not the same as doing nothing. In fact, when we wait for the right thing it’s re-energizing. When we … Continue reading

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