In the busyness and choices of life, we can forget we have a King who reigns. What is He ruling? Is He ruling my pursuits, thoughts, endeavors, fascinations, money, relationships…all that I am? If He is not, what does that say about my relationship with Him? Where do I need more faith and so more Word (Romans 10:17)?
–Reflections from Psalm 47:8

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It’s a Matter of Focus

It’s a Matter of Focus

Are we seeking the wrong things to satisfy us? Do they really fulfill? Let’s take what’s greater and live higher. Then they said to Him, Lord, give us this bread always (all the time)! Jesus replied, I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me will never be...
Owned by God

Owned by God

What does it feel like to be owned? In our culture, we scoff at that idea. However, in God’s economy, it depends on the owner. 11 He came to that which belonged to Him… –John 1:11 AMPC What part(s) of my life say God owns me? If it’s not ending...
Fix Our Lives with God

Fix Our Lives with God

Why does it seem hard to put life together? Imagine getting an elaborate piece of equipment. There’s no instructions, and there seems to be 1000 pieces! You get frustrated after a few tries and then say, “Forget it!” If you’re industrious, you...
Overcoming the Fear of Loss

Overcoming the Fear of Loss

Life gets hard, but there’s hope. 19 Then they cry to the Lord in their trouble, and He delivers them out of their distresses. 20 He sends forth His word and heals them and rescues them from the pit and destruction. 21 Oh, that men would praise [and confess to]...
Why We Don’t Give In

Why We Don’t Give In

Why is it so hard sometimes to obey God? I’m thinking about why we fight God (I’m talking about born-again Christians) to do what He says. We want to have our own way. We want the “power” of doing “what we want.” It feels “good.” An antidote for that (again, I’m...