Becoming Still

and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice. 1 Kings 19:12 Have you had some earthquakes and fires pass through your life? Does it feel as if everything has fallen down or burned down this morning? Do not despair but prepare. God is ready to speak if we are…

Lost in Translation

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.                       2 Corinthians 5:20 In Paul’s day ambassadors would have been required to speak both the language of their king as well as that of the people to whom they were sent. As…

The Middle of Things

But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.  Matthew 14:24 As we reach the half way point of my wife’s chemotherapy the phrase – midst of the sea – is a pretty good description of where we are. “The midst of the sea” is that…

God’s Master Plan

Our hope in Jesus Christ through every difficulty is that He works all things together for good. Sometimes God’s master plan is that our sufferings today will be the seed of His grace in the lives of others tomorrow. And in everything it will always be forever for our good!   And we know that…

Our Morning Star

 We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts. 2 Peter 1:19 Having the Bible sitting on our shelf, or even dutifully reading…