The other day, at work during a training class, I was drifting off into theology land, as I often do, and I was hit with the reality that God is. He exists. I couldn't come up with other words. I was bumbling in my head. I was thinking, God is and always has been. He's...there...here. … Continue reading Meditating on Massive Realities
When you ask the Lord to see his glory, as Moses did in Exodus 33, what are you expecting? Moses asked and probably got an answer he didn't expect. "Please show me your glory," he said. God replied, "I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name 'The … Continue reading The Lord’s Glory Through His Spoken Word
In the evening quail came up and covered the camp, and in the morning dew lay around the camp. And when the dew had gone up, there was on the face of the wilderness a fine, flake-like thing, fine as frost on the ground. When the people of Israel saw it, they said to one … Continue reading What Manna Do You Need Today?
In 1 Corinthians 10, Paul warns his Christian readers to not be idolaters (v. 7) and not to grumble (v. 10) in the same breath. At first glance, these probably don't seem like related sins. But if we zoom in on the context, Paul is clear: you grumble because you are an idolater. The story … Continue reading Idolatry and Grumbling Are More Closely Related Than You Might Think
Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her. And there I will give her her vineyards and make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. And there she shall answer as in the days of her youth, as at the time when she came out … Continue reading Out of the Valley of Achor into a Door of Hope