Tag Archives: listening to God

Understanding the Bible; April 18, 2022


Luke 24:44-45 He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.” Then he opened … Continue reading

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Morning Devotions; March 29, 2022


Psalm 119:147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. It shouldn’t take dire straits to cause us to get up early to seek God at the beginning of each day! Sometimes … Continue reading

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Preaching; March 26, 2022


Psalm 119:43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. This is the prayer of an honest preacher. Seminaries teach classes in preaching, and some people spend hours honing … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; March 22, 2022


Psalm 62:5-6 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. A major part of what made David pleasing … Continue reading

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Hearing from God; November 29, 2021


Psalm 28:6 Praise be to the Lord, for he has heard my cry for mercy. It’s interesting to be struck by a verse that I had not underlined before! What strikes me is the shift, from pleading to be heard … Continue reading

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Changing Jobs; November 20, 2021


1 Chronicles 23:25-26 For David had said, “Since the Lord, the God of Israel, has granted rest to his people and has come to dwell in Jerusalem forever, the Levites no longer need to carry the tabernacle or any of … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 30, 2021


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” This is a very familiar verse, but I just noticed a nuance in the … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 28, 2021


Luke 9:18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” Two things are of interest about this simple verse. The first is that Jesus didn’t … Continue reading

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Prophecy; July 14, 2021


Isaiah 38:1 In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are … Continue reading

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Obedient Prayer; July 9, 2021


Isaiah 7:10-12 Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask the Lord your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask; I will not put the Lord to … Continue reading

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