November 30, 2009  …  Advent Season “God, the one and only — I’ll wait as long as he says. Everything I need comes from him, so why not? He’s solid rock under my feet, breathing room for my soul, An impregnable castle: I’m set for life.” Psalm 62:1-2 The Message What are you waiting for … Continue reading

November 25, 2009 “What a beautiful thing, God, to give thanks, to sing an anthem to you, the High God! To announce your love each daybreak, sing your faithful presence all through the night.” Psalm 92:1 The Message Is there a better job description …? We nationally celebrate it one day every year .. but … Continue reading

November 24, 2009 “The Lord is my light and salvation — so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble” Psalm 27:1 New Living Translation Jesus wants to be the light of your life. He won’t force his life upon you or compete for … Continue reading

November 23, 2009 “She answered God by name, praying to the God who spoke to her, ‘You’re the God who sees me! Yes, He saw me, and then I saw him. ” Genesis 16:13 The Message What does God see in your life …? God rarely shows up in the places where you have planned … Continue reading

November 19, 2009 “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints.” Ephesians 1:18 New American Standard Why does the Lord want to open the eyes of your … Continue reading

November 19, 2009 “Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own.” Proverbs 3:5 The Message What does it all come down to …? God isn’t going to force you to trust him today. You have that choice .. that direction .. that already-guaranteed-promise freely available as … Continue reading

November 18, 2009 “His descent from David roots him in history; his unique identity as Son of God was shown by the Spirit when Jesus was raised from the dead, setting him apart as the Messiah, our Master.” Romans 1:3-4 The Message What sets you apart …? You have a set-apart history … The Jesus … Continue reading

November 17, 2009 “The one thing I ask of the Lord – the thing I seek most – is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple.” Ps. 27:4 NLT What is your one-thing …? They rarely get mentioned … Continue reading

November 16, 2009 “The Lord is my light and salvation — so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? … Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness in the land of the living.” Psalm 27:1 .. 13 The New Living … Continue reading

November 13, 2009 “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.” Psalm 34:18 The New Living Translation The God of last place … He is First and he is Last. He knows how to lead and he knows how to find those who are lost beyond hope. He’s not … Continue reading