I wanted to feel worried over and fiercely protected. What I didn’t know was that I already had that. And if I wasn’t so sure, I should have read Deuteronomy 25.
For every disaster or disease or crime or pestilence, there's a sermon given by an earnest pastor who goes on and on and on about God's faithfulness and His power and His love and His protection - while smoothly skipping over the fact that plenty of people were not protected, and did indeed suffer.
Summary: A brand new year. Not just a new year, a brand new decade is standing before us, fresh and clean, ready to be lived. How does it make you feel? I always start wondering about what the new year will bring. What will make me laugh? What will I cry over? What will scare … Continue reading New Year, New Confidence (Numbers 12)
Summary: What is that one thing that you really want right now? What dreams do you have for your life? What are the desires of your heart? Do you want to travel? Make a real difference in the world? Start your own business? Dreaming about the possibilities for our lives can be either intoxicating or … Continue reading God (Sometimes) Restores (Genesis 47)
Summary: Falling in love, with Jeeeeeesus...falling in love, with Jeeesuuuus.. That's one of the most beautiful songs I know. The saxophone, the soft crooning...it's really a romantic song. When I listen to the song I imagine myself with Jesus, staring into His eyes and falling deeper and deeper. But since Jesus won't physically appear to us … Continue reading It’s The Little Things (Genesis 36)