25 Songs of Christmas #2 Silent Night

This Christmas season, like every Christmas season is going to be loud. It is going to be hectic. There will be plenty of chaos and, quite frankly, that is just how I love it.

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February 16 – Before Dawn Breaks

Before dawn would break Jesus was getting alone to spend time with the Father. Over and over again He would do this. If He needed to do so, how much more do I?

In Silence

But the Lord is in his holy Temple. Let all the earth be silent before him. (Habakkuk 2:20 NLT) Read: Habakkuk 1, Habakkuk 2, Habakkuk 3, Revelation 9, Psalms 137:1-9, Proverbs 30:10 Relate: In a crowd, silence is a rare experience. This is why it is so striking when it occurs. Walking through the Holocaust Museum…

Fight The Noise

And now I make one more appeal, my dear brothers and sisters. Watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people’s faith by teaching things contrary to what you have been taught. Stay away from them. (Romans 16:17) I do not spend time with liars or go along with hypocrites. I hate the gatherings of those…

Before Dawn Breaks

Before daybreak the next morning, Jesus got up and went out to an isolated place to pray. (Mark 1:35) Read: Leviticus 1:1 – 3:17, Mark 1:29 – 2:12, Psalm 35:17-28, Proverbs 9:13-18 Relate: By nature I am a night owl. I often feel like my best, most productive moments don’t come until that sun sets. In…

Matthew 12:36 (Rambling On)

And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. (Matthew 12:36) Read: Genesis 37:1-38:30, Matthew 12:22-45, Psalm 16:1-11, Proverbs 3:27-32 Relate: I love to talk. I know, I know, that might come as a surprise to some of you but… well, actually it probably won’t. Sometimes I…

In The Stillness God (6/18/13)

Read: 1Kings 19:1-21, Acts 12:1-23, Psalm 136:1-26, Proverbs 17:14-15 “Go out and stand before me on the mountain,” the Lord told him. And as Elijah stood there, the Lord passed by, and a mighty windstorm hit the mountain. It was such a terrible blast that the rocks were torn loose, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind…