If I Were a Rich Man!

In The Fiddler on the Roof Tevya sings the song “If I were a rich man”. While not exactly the most biblically correct of sentiments I must confess to having sung some of the lyrics to myself as I wondered how to pay the bills. Amazingly our Father in heaven rather than telling us to…

God’s GPS

 For we walk by faith, not by sight 2 Corinthians 5:7 When God calls us to follow, Christ many of us eagerly jump up and try running to catch up with Jesus. But sometimes it seems that the harder we try the farther behind we get. One reason may be because we are trying to…

Christmas Mercy

Through the tender mercy of our God, with which the Dayspring from on high has visited us; Luke 1:78 The Critic sees a people overlooking their good to focus on their sins The Romantic sees people overlooking their sins to see their good God sees people and sends His son to die for their sins and…

The Power of Grace

I have been reading in my morning devotions about King Solomon. He was blessed by God with wisdom riches and peace. He built the first temple and consecrated it to God. His kingdom was unequaled in all the history of Israel. Beyond all of his accomplishments he also had the experience of God himself appearing…

Unlimited Mercy

One of the great questions I have sometimes is not whether God would really forgive me because of the sacrifice of Christ on the cross. I accept this by faith without fully understanding because the Bible tells me so. What puzzles me more is why an infinitely pure holy and powerful God would care to…