Another Step

There are few joys in life as fulfilling for me as going on a long walk. There’s something about a good hike that takes the entire day or even more. Starting out at the base and then getting to the top of a mountain and looking out and seeing the beauty and the majesty of God’s creation is something all of us need to do at least once or twice in our lifetime. Walking is also a good way to keep in perspective how small we are and how big this world.

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July 27 – Not Afraid

Jehoshaphat was terrified by this news and begged the LORD for guidance. He also ordered everyone in Judah to begin fasting. (2 Chronicles 20:3,4 NLT) Read: 2 Chronicles 19, 2 Chronicles 20, Romans 10:14-21, Romans 11:1-12, Psalms 21:1-13, Proverbs 20:4-6 Relate: Life can throw some terrifying things our way: lost jobs, major illnesses, and failing marriages…

Ants And Boots

I tremble in fear of you; I stand in awe of your regulations… My eyes strain to see your rescue, to see the truth of your promise fulfilled. (Psalm 119:120,123) Read: Daniel 5:1-31, 2 Peter 2:1-22, Psalm 119:113-128, Proverbs 28:19-20 Relate: Please bear with me while I walk through one of those free association moments. While I was reading Psalm 119:120, my memory drifted…

Total Perspective Vortex

Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God. (Psalm 90:2) Read: Jeremiah 39:1-41:18, 2 Timothy 1:1-18, Psalm 90:1-91:16, Proverbs 26:1-2 Relate: The Total Perspective Vortex Have you ever heard of it? There was a guy who created a machine that someone could enter. Once they did, they were…

Job 37:1-5 (Majesty and Glory)

My heart pounds as I think of this. It trembles within me. Listen carefully to the thunder of God’s voice as it rolls from his mouth. It rolls across the heavens, and his lightning flashes in every direction. Then comes the roaring of the thunder— the tremendous voice of his majesty. He does not restrain…