Can You See It?

“I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:19 NRSV What an awesome Bible verse to jumpstart our Monday morning. But as with all good things, I want to digest it slowly…so…

The Rs have It!

“But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives…” Job 19:25 NLT “But those who trust in the Lord for help will find their strength renewed…” Isaiah 40:31 GNT “Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 GNT Looking forward to…

Security Blanket

I am sitting in my car this morning, and the rain is pouring down. The cascading water covers the windows as though a blanket, and I cannot help but feel safe and secure. (I can’t say that I felt the same driving through a storm on a Texas highway.) I love that I can enjoy…

He’s Never Failed Me

In a world that is constantly changing, I am so grateful for God’s consistency. #WithUsWednesday Image credited to AnniesPlanet via Pixabay.

Food for Thought

We cannot miss meals for too long without feeling the consequences. So why do we think that neglecting God’s Word won’t affect us? Consider just how enriched and satisfying our lives would be if we fed on God’s Word as often as we ate. “…Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word…

Love in 3 Ways

Dueteronomy 6:5 offers us a trio of ways in which we can show our love for God. 1. With all your heart. Anything that takes up residence in our hearts or minds have our priority. Think about it. When we are interested in something, we engage in it wholeheartedly . And that’s how we ought…

The Good Shepherd – Pt. 5

As we conclude our exploration of the relationship between The Good Shepherd and His sheep, we realize that it boils down to two interrelated things – trust and surrender. A shepherd does a lot for his flock, but they only benefit if they follow him. And to follow requires trust. Similarly, God needs us to…

The Good Shepherd – Part 4

A third benefit of being under the Shepherd’s safe-keeping is provision. 3. Provision Part of the Shepherd’s job is to find sources of food and clean water for his flock. He takes the time to scout them out before leading his flock there. The sheep doesn’t know what is good for them; but the shepherd…

The Good Shepherd – Pt. 3

Another benefit of being in the Shepherd’s fold is guidance. 2. Guidance A shepherd guides his flock in ways that are best for them. He is familiar with all the surrounding paths and knows which to avoid and which to take. He knows which are dangerous and which are safe. His perspective is above the…

The Good Shepherd – Pt. 2

When we choose to make God the shepherd of our lives, we can enjoy the benefits of being in His fold. One such benefit is protection. Protection The shepherd does not allow anyone or anything to attack his flock without stepping in. Similarly, whatever comes our way, we know that God is there waiting to…