Speak It Out

Speak It Out

As it is written: “I have made you a father of many nations.” He is our father in the sight of God, in whom he believed—the God who gives life to the dead and calls into being things that were not.” Romans 4:17 There is something about sound preceding manifestation....
This is the Day

This is the Day

This morning, I woke up with a well-known, Christian Orthodox song in my heart: “This is the day, this is the day that the Lord has made, that the Lord has made. We will rejoice, We will rejoice, and be glad in it, and be glad in it.” -excerpt from the hymn “This is...
Crown Jesus King Over Our Hearts

Crown Jesus King Over Our Hearts

“If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything -1 John 3:20 Mental health can be a big issue during lockdown. A certain joke has gone viral online which says, “It’s okay to talk to your plants, but if the plants talk...
Still King over the Flood

Still King over the Flood

“He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.” Mark 4:39 Sickness can be a painful subject, especially when we are the ones who get sick, or if someone close to us grows ill and dies. We...
The Joy of Immanuel

The Joy of Immanuel

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. -Luke 2:10-11 No matter how many times we’ve heard the Christmas...
The Song of the Turtledove

The Song of the Turtledove

My beloved spoke, and said to me: “Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.” — Song...
When Night Parables Are Sung

When Night Parables Are Sung

For God does speak—now one way, now another— though no one perceives it. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they slumber in their beds, he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings, to turn them from wrongdoing and...
The Weapon in Our Hands

The Weapon in Our Hands

But Jael, Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep, exhausted. She drove the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died. Judges 4:21 Righteous women are far from boring. In fact, in Judges 4, we have a...
God Or Nothing

God Or Nothing

Then Moses said to him, “If your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here.  How will anyone know that you are pleased with me and with your people unless you go with us? What else will distinguish me and your people from all the other people on the...
The Lord Sabaoth

The Lord Sabaoth

Then Moses called Joshua and said to him in front of all Israel, “Be strong and have strength of heart. For you will go with this people into the land the Lord has promised to their fathers to give them. And you will bring them in to take it.  The Lord is the One Who...