Tag Archives: seeking God

Somebody Wasn’t Praying!

I don’t know if the people who put together my reading plan did it on purpose, but to have both 2 Kings 24-25 and Psalm 122 on the same day, to read them back to back, is to say the … Continue reading

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Seeking the Seeker

They were both seeking that day. One, desperately. While the other, however, was just “passing through.” The desperate one could barely see above the crowd for he was “small in stature.” But the Other saw everyone, and everything, clearly — … Continue reading

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The Generation to Which We Belong

They are the trifecta of the Psalms. Three grand songs, back to back to back, that put on display the multi-faceted glory of our Savior. He is the suffering Savior of Psalm 22. The Shepherd Savior of Psalm 23. And … Continue reading

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Pursuit and Promise

If there’s anything you take from these opening chapters of Proverbs, it’s that getting wisdom is a result of intentional focus. No one is going to default their way into wisdom. The secrets of skillful living aren’t just accidentally stumbled … Continue reading

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A Heart Set on Seeking the LORD

They gave up their inheritance. Land that had been in their family for generations they abandoned. Property promised them from the time of the exodus they saw disappear in their rearview mirrors. More than their prized possession, it was their … 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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Gen S

I’m a baby boomer. That’s how my generation is referred to by those who talk of the characteristics of people born during certain time periods. And that’s all I had to do to be a baby boomer . . . … 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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A Seated Savior

“Don’t make me get up!” Kind of remember hearing that once or twice (ok, . . . maybe more often than that) when I was a kid. It was a warning. Often the last warning. If my dad had to … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Don’t Know Quite What To Do

No voices. No visitations. But hey, there’s still a couple of days left. While I didn’t have a lot of goals for my vacation, I was hoping to get a little clarity. On what? Not even clear on that. But … Continue reading

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