The name of your silk is Exuberant Obedience. The colors in it are: Golden yellow representing joy Turquoise representing river of God Deep dark blue representing tehowm (the deep – Psalm 42:7) Cayman island green representing praise Cherry cordial representing depth Continue reading Silk: Exuberant Obedience→
As I was reading Genesis chapter 16 today, so many pieces jumped out at me. Some of them are ones I’ve blogged on before, but they bear repeating so I’ll highlight them and then include links to the previous posts if Continue reading Overview of Genesis 16→
The name of your silk is Potter’s Hands. The colors in it are: Brown representing clay Purple representing sovereign Soft gold representing beauty for ashes Light blue representing Breath of God Silver shimmer representing Breath of life
We were not intended to carry burdens. The number of stress-related illnesses bear witness to that fact. And yet we continually want to hang on to them… why? Ultimately, I believe it comes down to a trust issue.
As I was reading the Scriptures this morning, Psalm 134:2 jumped out at me: Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord! It is really not optional whether or not we take action (i.e. raise our Continue reading Take Action in Worship (Psalm 134:2)→
For about a year back in 2008-2009 the Lord kept giving me the verse 1 John 2:3 which reads: And hereby we do know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. Nearly every time I asked for a Continue reading Knowing… revisited (1 John 2:3)→
Yesterday I saw a friend’s status expressing concern about the obsession of women’s outward beauty. She quoted a verse from 1 Peter 3 that I had just read and am struck by every time I read it. Later in the Continue reading Beauty of a Woman (1 Peter 3:3-4)→
I have to confess that I stopped short when I was reading the word the other day because I read some verses that forced me to consider what the biblical standpoint is on abusive marriages.
As I was reading in Genesis 17 this evening, one line in verse 26 stood out to me: That very same day Abraham was circumcised, and his son Ishmael Let me back up and give a little context. In the Continue reading Immediate Obedience (Genesis 17)→
Recently, I’ve been spending a good deal of time contemplating authority and submission to authority. Partly because my pastor has been doing a teaching that’s touched on it a number of times (last week’s message was awesome – it’s available Continue reading A Challenge to Submit (Genesis 16)→