Do you know that fear of telling someone about a good change you see in the life of your prodigal, about a prayer answered, a fear that if you say it out loud, something bad will happen—either the good thing will go back to bad, or that something worse will happen; a fear that if … Continue reading We Will Testify!
I typically learn more easily if I have a fixed category into which to file new information. I have tendencies to remember the association and the overview more than I remember details. But think about God. He is a God of detail: He gave Noah detailed measurements to build the ark and how to stock … Continue reading Our God of Details
God had just destroyed an enemy for Joshua and the children of Israel, and Joshua reminded them that the Lord would destroy all their enemies the same way (Joshua 10:25). The Lord will do the same for us. We can stand on what God has done as a foundation of faith for what He will … Continue reading God Still Will
Little did I know when I began reading my Bible that day what God would show me about Himself. I was reading Psalm 150, and the very first says, “Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty firmament!” (Psalm 150:1). Since the word firmament has always been a mystery to me, I checked … Continue reading The Expanse of God
The enemy reminded the king with very specific examples that he had overcome his conquests before and totally expected to do so again. The king is Hezekiah. The enemy is Sennacherib, king of Assyria. The current conquest is Jerusalem. Sennacherib had already taken the fortified cities of Judah (Isaiah 36:1). In fact, the Bible tells … Continue reading Trash Talk Versus the Promise