Music in the Rest

But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him. Habakkuk 2:20 KJV Since I come from the “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands” generation it has taken me decades to learn the value of quiet. Only now am I beginning to see that silence…

Every Knee

In Philippians Paul assures us that one day every knee will bow before Jesus. How strange it must have seemed to Jesus that at this time of the abuse and mockery the Roman soldiers were the first to bow before Him as King. In our own situations remember that God is still in control. No…

Row Harder!

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future Jeremiah 29:11 “Row harder! More to the left! Don’t stand up! Just be careful!” Who hasn’t heard all these instructions as you began your first solo voyage…

God’s Critical Updates

Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day.           Psalm 25:4-5 NKJV Have you ever turned on your computer and discovered that you need to download the most recent critical updates? I confess that…

Is That a Trumpet?

I was in the spirit on the Lord’s day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet.             Revelation 1:10 NRSV It might seem strange that God’s voice sounded like a trumpet, but in John’s day the trumpet was commonly used for a number of things. The trumpet was actually a ram’s horn called…