Monthly Archives: April 2018

Bored

I’m bored.  I am not depressed, though, perhaps, a tad discouraged.  But I am clearly bored! I wake up around 4:00 each morning and l lie there wondering what I want to do this day of my retirement, but I come … Continue reading

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Amos

God, through Amos, writes the words to His dirge, [“lamentation” Amos 5:1], which we might be loathe to study because it is so grim.  Israel is seen here as a wasteland, desolate and forsaken.  “Professional mourners” [Amos 5:16] walked the … Continue reading

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The Assembly

Hiding in plain site when we read the Bible devotionally are countless nuggets of truth that await that prayerful moment to be revealed.  Sometimes it’s a word; sometimes it is in the language.  And sometimes we might look at the … Continue reading

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Hosea

When my mom was living in a nursing home there was a certain amount of sorrow that came with each visit. She would beg me to take her out of there, something we all know I couldn’t do.  There were … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalms 119:11 Many scholars maintain the author of the 119th Psalm is a youth, based on verses 99-100: I have more insight than all my … Continue reading

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Prayer

A distraught and desperate father made his way through pressing crowds to bring his possessed son to Jesus’ disciples for deliverance. They seemed powerless to help.  They had yet to know that spiritual warfare requires a prayer life that knows … Continue reading

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