Praise the LORD

Praise the LORD

Praise the LORD “Let the name of the Lord be praised, both now and forevermore. From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised.” (Psalm 113:2-3). This week as we celebrate Thanksgiving Day I’m reminded of one of the...
Consider Your Ways

Consider Your Ways

Consider Your Ways Haggai is a short two-chapter book in the Old Testament. Haggai 1:5 says, “Now this is what the Lord Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways.”” Read that verse one more time and then let’s jump down two verses to Haggai 1:7, which...
Confession and Commitment

Confession and Commitment

Confession and Commitment Nehemiah 9:31 says, “But in your great mercy you did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.” The setting for this verse is the city of Jerusalem several hundred years before the birth of Christ. The...
Comfort and Wakeup Call

Comfort and Wakeup Call

Comfort and Wakeup Call When I was in college I found myself doubting my faith. I wondered if it was my own personal faith or just the result of being brought up in a Christian home. To help resolve some of the questions and doubts I had, I decided to read the entire...