Trusting in God’s Provision

I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. Psalm 81:10 (King James Version) The Lord is the provider of all things that are good.  Yet many times people don't turn to Him and seek His provision.  Instead, they try … Continue reading Trusting in God’s Provision

The Purpose for Pain

3 May the Lord silence all flattering lips and every boastful tongue— 4 those who say, “By our tongues we will prevail; our own lips will defend us—who is lord over us?” 5 “Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the Lord. “I will protect them from those … Continue reading The Purpose for Pain

What is the Recipe to Survive in the Storms of Life?

“In the Lord I take refuge. How then can you say to me: “Flee like a bird to your mountain. For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart. When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” … Continue reading What is the Recipe to Survive in the Storms of Life?

The Wicked’s Profile

“In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises. He boasts about the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the Lord. In his pride the wicked man does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God. His … Continue reading The Wicked’s Profile

The Consequences of Pride

13 Lord, see how my enemies persecute me! Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death, 14 that I may declare your praises in the gates of Daughter Zion, and there rejoice in your salvation. 15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the … Continue reading The Consequences of Pride

Made Caretakers of Creation

“When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and … Continue reading Made Caretakers of Creation

God: Defender of the Righteous, Enemy of the Wicked

“My shield is with God, Who saves the upright in heart. God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day. If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword; He has bent His bow and made it ready. He has also prepared for Himself deadly weapons; He makes His … Continue reading God: Defender of the Righteous, Enemy of the Wicked

Seeking God in the Storm

“O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath. Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am pining away; Heal me, O LORD, for my bones are dismayed. And my soul is greatly dismayed; But You, O LORD -how long? Return, O LORD, rescue my soul; Save me … Continue reading Seeking God in the Storm

The Source and Cost of Evil

“For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You. The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes; You hate all who do iniquity. You destroy those who speak falsehood; The LORD abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.There is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part … Continue reading The Source and Cost of Evil