Meditations on Psalm 25 Part 2

Remember your mercy, O Lord, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old.  Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O Lord! Psalm 25:6-7 ESV Does it strike you strange that David asks God to remember mercy as if he were shaking God by…

Measuring God’s Love

How can we measure the limitless love of God? Paul gives us some dimensions for us to consider and that got me to thinking. So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and…

At the Altar

But I have this against you that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Revelation 2:4 As Jesus spoke to the church in Ephesus He began by listing all the great things about them. They had been faithful, worked hard, held up under persecution and had stayed away from false teachers. Sounds like the…

Honoring Mom

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), Ephesians 6:2 ESV My mom was smart, beautiful and a successful novelist, but she also battled with the unseen enemy of mental illness so writing about her has not been easy. Those who have never lived with someone with their own version…

In Remembrance

For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you; that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was betrayed took bread and when He had given thanks He broke it and said, “This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.           …