Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever, Amen. ~ 1 Timothy 1.17 NASB Immortal, invisible, God only wise,In light inaccessible hid from our eyes,Most blessèd, most glorious, the Ancient of Days,Almighty, victorious, thy great Name we praise.Unresting, unhasting, and silent as light,Nor wanting, nor wasting, thou rulest in might;Thy justice like...

Peace in the Chaos

Be still and know that I am Elohim ~ Psalm 46.10 In a world that is filled with chaos and despair that flows over into our homes and our hearts leaving us unsettled. In a world of pandemics and lockdowns, riots and civil unrest that leave many riddled with anxiety and fear and uncertainty. Remember this… The Ancient of Days still sits upon His heavenly throne reigning over everything that has been,...

Your Sin, My Sin, and Yeshua

How Beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” We all have a moral compass we use to navigate the world; something we use to help us make decisions, discern right from wrong.  We all serve a god. It could be YHWH or allah or shiva. Even the atheist serves a...

Submission Required

Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether...

Purging the Leaven

Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting! ~ Psalm 139:23-24 Passover is a mere four days away and it’s got me thinking. Certainly, it ought to.   While I move through the house searching – the freezer, the refrigerator, the pantry – attempting to rid it of leaven, I come to a daunting...

Tumbling Over a Waterfall

Trust in Adonai forever, for Adonai Elohim is an everlasting rock. ~ Isaiah 26:4 A few years ago, my husband wanted to kayak down the river. Now I want to divulge a fact few people know: I am not a thrill seeker. White water rafting is not something I do. Kayaking smooth water, however, is perfectly acceptable. I suggested the lake. He assured me it would be fine and that the water would be smooth. I do...

48 Things… a birthday gratitude list

“Be grateful for everyday you don’t wake up dead and the morning you do, be grateful you were right with Jesus.” ~ Mary Brock a rainy day; the promise of snow; fuzzy socks; candles burning; my dog’s cold nose birthday cake for breakfast; quiet mornings; dark roasted coffee; hot cocoa; sleeping in heirloom gifts from Mom; memories not fading; new traditions birthing the smell of oak; a...

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