January 25 – Ordinary Resurrections

As minor as they seem, these problems are my problems right in the moment and I could sure use a ray of sunshine in my life.

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October 16 – The Plans I Have

“I know the plans I have for you…” If you didn’t already know, you would never guess the context for one of this most famous promise.

September 1 – I’ll Shut Up Now

Jason wasn’t a mechanic. Yes, the hood in front of him was popped and he was spouting out stuff like he knew what he was talking about. Really, though, he had no interest in fixing this engine. All he was really after was a phone number…

The Pain (8/22/13)

Read: Job 4:1-7:21, 1 Corinthians 14:18-40, Psalm 37:30-40, Proverbs 21:27 Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant my desire. I wish he would crush me. I wish he would reach out his hand and kill me. (Job 6:8-9) Relate: I’m allergic to raccoons. Not just raccoons, cats and dogs, mostly dogs, cows and horses, even pigs. I…

Slow To Anger

But you, O Lord, are a a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness. (Psalms 86:15 NLT) Read: Joshua 15, Luke 18:18-43, Psalms 86:1-17, Proverbs 13:9-10 Relate: Some people are angry at God…I mean really angry. Why? They were hurt. Maybe I’m talking about you. Maybe you were…

Psalm 21:13 (Ordinary Resurrections)

Rise up, O Lord, in all your power. With music and singing we celebrate your mighty acts. (Psalm 21:13) Read: Genesis 50:1-26, Exodus 1:1-2:10, Matthew 16:13-17:9, Psalm 21:1-13, Proverbs 5:1-6 React: Jacob dies. Joseph dies. A new Pharaoh comes to power who isn’t a big fan of the Hebrew people. Slavery ensues. Four hundred years of oppression follows. Things…