Tag Archives: gratitude

True Peace; July 10, 2021


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. Coming to this awareness is a huge step of spiritual growth. We think we accomplish things and we get all puffed up, … Continue reading

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Lifespan; June 28, 2021


Psalm 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years– or eighty, if we have the strength. I find it deliciously ironic that this is from a Psalm introduced as, “A prayer of Moses the man of God.” Moses didn’t … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer; June 20, 2021


Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes. The introduction to this Psalm indicates it was written when David was in yet another really tight spot. That … Continue reading

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Testifying; June 18, 2021


Psalm 40:10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly. At first glance this might seem to conflict with … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 18, 2021


1 Kings 17:18 She said to Elijah, “What do you have against me, man of God? Did you come to remind me of my sin and kill my son?” People are interesting. Not so long before this, the woman had … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Gifts and Opportunities; May 7, 2021


2 Samuel 7:28 “O Sovereign Lord, you are God! Your words are trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant.” Nathan had built up a track record with David, and David trusted that he accurately heard and … Continue reading

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Intimacy with God; April 22, 2021


Exodus 33:11 The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent. This is … Continue reading

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Humility; April 20, 2021


Genesis 32:10 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups.” This was something of a pivotal moment … Continue reading

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Covetousness; April 9, 2021


John 21:22 Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” We get so involved with what God is doing to or for or with other people! Our … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace; March 18, 2021


2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. In reading this verse the first … Continue reading

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