Remember Lot’s Wife

The pithy reminder in Luke 17:32 catches my attention – “Remember Lot’s wife“. We know who Lot was, right?  He was Abraham’s nephew, and when Abraham gave him the choice of lands where his animals would graze, he set his sight toward Sodom. Genesis 13:10-11 puts it like this:  And Lot lifted up his eyes,…

Quietness

Isaiah 30:15 For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not. 16 But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall…

God’s Word

The atheist may have more understanding and belief in the power of the Word of God than the believer.  How often the believer says “Why should it bother them if we share God’s Word or pray out loud?” The atheist seems to inherently know that God’s Word has power and authority, and that the mere hearing…

How Firm a Foundation

In church this morning, we sang an old hymn, and I was struck once again with the timelessness of the promises of God. My heart was encouraged as I reflected on the security that God provides and His great faithfulness to His children. With a history dating back to the late 1700s, How Firm a Foundation has…

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Isaiah 64:4  – For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him. I can’t imagine the glory of Heaven. I can’t imagine how God can improve upon the majesty and…