Category Archives: following God

June 28th-notice this is “in that day”, so pride here seems to be separated for a time before the fall

Isaiah 25: 9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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June 25th-This is a simple but tough principle; prayer in a position of pride effectively is no prayer at all.

Isaiah 16: 12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail. This is a simple but tough principle; prayer … Continue reading

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June 22nd-We must wait on Him, seek His face, and wait yet some more, eagerly seeking His face.

As we wait, as we kneel and pray, will we pray, pray to the point where we “know” the ground on which we kneel? A most interesting thought. Isaiah 8: 17And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding … Continue reading

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June 19th- the “optical connection” continues in today’s verses

Song of Solomon 6: 5a “Turn your eyes away from me, For they have confused me; Well, now we have taken yesterday’s non-verbal communication too far. Also part of our culture are expressions such as “What are you looking at?” … Continue reading

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June 17th- it still comes down to this: it is still about obedience.

Ecclesiastes 12: 13The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. 14For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil. … Continue reading

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June 10th-While Elihu claims to be speaking for God, he still admits that listening for God’s voice is an enigma for us all.

Job 33: 14 “Indeed God speaks once, Or twice, yet no one notices it. 15 “In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds, 16 Then He opens the … Continue reading

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June 7th- we know that there is a friend that is closer than a brother, and He will never leave us or forsake us.

Job 23: 3 “Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat! 4 “I would present my case before Him And fill my mouth with arguments. For Job, seeking God had become a … Continue reading

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June 3rd-what are our trusted leaders, our elected officials, thinking? What directs them to such foolish or Godless actions?

Job 12: 20 “He deprives the trusted ones of speech And takes away the discernment of the elders……….. 24 “He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth’s people This is something that has us scratching our heads from time … Continue reading

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June 2nd- A life without hope is a life without meaning, purpose, or passion.

Job 8: 11 “Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water? 12 “While it is still green and not cut down, Yet it withers before any other plant. 13 “So are the paths of … Continue reading

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May 30th- He thought of them before himself, and the Lord blessed him accordingly.

Esther 10:3For Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews and in favor with his many kinsmen, one who sought the good of his people and one who spoke for the welfare of his … Continue reading

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