Isaiah 40:31 “Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new (or renewed) strength…” As I meditated on this idea, I had a hard time putting words to what waiting on the Lord really meant, in a practical sense. It’s a verse we have all heard time and time again and yet, the meaning… Continue reading Wait, wait and more waiting – Is God hearing me?
Have you experienced knocking on doors, trying for opportunities, seeking God’s will, only to find every single door (or window) close on you? I think we’ve all gone through situations like this. Sometimes it’s a job you are seeking, a spouse, even ministry. And yet with each knock comes the annoying feeling that even through all… Continue reading The bird’s nest – God’s lesson from nature
How do we as believers deal with anger and other emotions? Jesus was rejected, despised, frustrated and compassionate, but what about angry? Hmmm…Anger is one of those topics we as Christians do not often want to deal with; it feels unsafe, and is often a misunderstood emotion. It’s not talked about very much except perhaps in… Continue reading Did Jesus ever get angry?
Have you lost sight of Jesus? Do you wonder if He knows how you feel today? Does He concern Himself with your life, emotions, or wounds? We’ve lost sight of the fact that He walked in our skin. Sometimes we avoid going to Him because we think He can’t possibly understand what our lives are… Continue reading The Feelings of Jesus