Category Archives: knowing God

July 5th-No matter what we are occupied with, it is always right to pause and acknowledge the Lord.

Isaiah 47: 4 Our Redeemer, the LORD of hosts is His name, The Holy One of Israel. In the middle of 3 chapters of a narrative addressing the people, there is a pause for one verse acknowledging the Lord with … Continue reading

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July 4th-only when we look and see where we actually were and just how far He has brought us, does the revelation come of just how much He has done for and in us.

Let us pause to celebrate our nation’s day of independence. And now, for today’s worship and scripture: Isaiah 45: 5 “I am the LORD, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though … Continue reading

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June 30th-That fear, or, awe, is so highly regarded as to be referred to as a treasure.

Isaiah 33: 6 And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure. The Lord will be the stability of our times, too, as well as … Continue reading

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June 20th-How often do we act out in life as if we were rebellious “spiritual teenagers”?

Isaiah 3: 3 “An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master’s manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand.” The Lord has given even simple creatures the power of knowledge, to know their master; to … Continue reading

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June 11th-Elihu continues in his speech against Job, here directing those around them to Job’s lack of knowledge, his rebellion.

[perhaps Job felt like running away. There is nowhere to run, but into the arms of the Lord] Job 35: 35 ‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom. 36 ‘Job ought to be tried to the limit, … Continue reading

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June 9th- They have missed the point and Job relates how the Lord has made it easy for them: fear the Lord, depart from evil.

Job 28:24 “For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens. 25 “When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure, 26 When He set a limit for the … Continue reading

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June 6th-How much more secure in our faith should we then be, with the added knowledge of our risen Savior?

Job 19: 25 “As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth. Through it all, Job knows his Redeemer lives. And, He will come again at the end. … 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 3rd-how well do we score on the scale of “turning it over to God”?

1 Chronicles 12: 17David went out to meet them, and said to them, “If you come peacefully to me to help me, my heart shall be united with you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, since there is … Continue reading

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