I’m reading Mark in the Passion Translation. In chapter four, King Jesus stills a storm. He asks the disciples a simple question after He speaks to the storm telling it to shut up. “Haven’t you learned to trust yet?” In the middle of a storm the King is sleeping. He was giving them an example… Continue reading Haven’t You Learned to Trust Yet?
The eternal God is your refuge, and his everlasting arms are under you. Deuteronomy 33:27. If his arms are under me, that means he’s carrying me. The passion translation uses the phrase, his wrap-around presence, in the book of Psalms 11 times. Psalms 7:10 says, “ God, your wrap-around presence is my protection and defense.”… Continue reading His Arms
“He is the rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair.” Deuteronomy 32:4 Everything God does is just. That means everything He does is fair. Remember the parable Jesus told in Matthew 20:1-16? The farmer hired workers at different times throughout the day and then paid them all the same. The… Continue reading The Just, Fair, Rock
I love how God repeats what He wants us to understand. He doesn’t give up on us “getting it”! That’s what He’s done for me today regarding my last post. He’s already there. Today on Pandora, I heard Come To Me by Jen Johnson & Bethel Music. Here’s the YouTube link https://youtu.be/sY0Vz8fvIhE. (About 4 minutes.)… Continue reading Come to Me
It takes courage to do what God directs us to. We also need to be strong in the Lord’s power not our own strength. Strong and courageous go together. We need both. God will give us both because He is going ahead of us. The Christian Band, Truth, sang a song, Already There, that said… Continue reading Strong and Courageous