Intimacy with God

Intimacy with God

And after the fire came a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. Then a voice said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah?’ –1 Kings 19:12b-13 Elijah was one of the most powerful...
When the Lord Broods

When the Lord Broods

During the dark, seemingly empty moments of my life—moments, too, when I can’ t make heads or tails of my situation– I remember the time when the whole universe was dark and in chaos. Genesis 1:1-2 states: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the...
Clothing Ourselves with Virtue

Clothing Ourselves with Virtue

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. –Colossians 3:12 We should never get tired of practicing virtues like kindness and compassion. In fact, they should mark us. In...
Building Strong Nations

Building Strong Nations

“Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that...
A Living Sacrifice

A Living Sacrifice

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. –Romans 12:1 People usually equate worship with a song sung at church. In reality, worship...
Being an Aaron & a Hur

Being an Aaron & a Hur

Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. Ecclesiastes 4:12 The first battle that the Israelites encountered after leaving Egypt and crossing the Red Sea was with the Amalekites. God’s people were...