Inner Sanctuary

And they are to make a sanctuary for Me, so that I may dwell among them. You must make the tabernacle and design all its furnishings according to the pattern I show you. Exodus 25:8-9 (BSB) At the start of this year and to be quite honest, the end of last year, I started toContinue reading “Inner Sanctuary”

The Heart Guard

Guard your heart with all diligence, for from it flow springs of life. (Proverbs 4:23) BSB Not too long ago, I could feel my heart becoming more hardened by the injustice that is continually increasing. I am sure you can relate to seeing and almost feeling like the enemy is gaining ground. But then IContinue reading “The Heart Guard”

Level Up

“So, Jeremiah, if you’re worn out in this footrace with men, what makes you think you can race against horses? And if you can’t keep your wits during times of calm, what’s going to happen when troubles break loose like the Jordan in flood?” Jeremiah 12:5 MSG Have you ever complained to God about someContinue reading “Level Up”

Abound in Hope

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13) NRSV Have you ever read a Bible verse and felt, “this is exactly what I need to read today”. Well, that was me this morningContinue reading “Abound in Hope”

Mind Your Business

…But we urge you beloved, to do so more and more, to aspire to live quietly, to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we directed you, so that you may behave properly toward outsiders and be dependent on no one. (1 Thessalonians 4:10-12) NRSV Aspire to lead a calm andContinue reading “Mind Your Business”

Get Up & Go

I asked, ‘What am I to do, Lord?’ The Lord said to me, ‘Get up and go to Damascus; there you will be told everything that has been assigned to you to do.’ Acts 22:10 (NRSV) I was recently reading the book of Acts during my Bible study time and became enriched in my spiritContinue reading “Get Up & Go”

Worthy Fruits

Bear fruits worthy of repentance (Luke 3:8) NRSV I am pretty fortunate to live in a location where fresh fruits are everywhere. I often visit the local markets to pick up the fresh produce that local farmers have sown and reaped. As I thought about the fruit stands, I was reminded of this verse inContinue reading “Worthy Fruits”

Consider the Lilies

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into theContinue reading “Consider the Lilies”