Jesus in Job

Most, if not all, Bible loving Christians know that each and every passage of Scripture points us to the coming Christ. The arrows are a many and they all shoot towards the most wondrous work that God accomplished through the life and work of Jesus Christ. As I read through Job this time, I saw …

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Naked and unafraid

When we hear, or ask ourselves, the daunting question of why God permits evil and suffering in the lives of believers, our response tends to be indirect. We can act as though our Lord needs us to make excuses for Him and the way He chooses to ordain His creation. Or, our blubbering responses are …

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The vision is His

One of the joys God gives those who are seeking Him through His Word is when he repeats profound direction for us to see and recognize the wisdom only He can bestow on our hearts. Case in point: the Lord will do what is good in his eyes. This phrase is repeated three times, in …

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Wanting too little

It's been close to a year since I've written a blog post. At the prompting of my most faithful reader, I begin again. The past twelve months have proven to me that sanctification is truly a journey on the road to glorification. God has held me close and has kept His promises to be my …

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Treasure principle

If there's one thing God makes certain throughout Scripture, it's that not one of His chosen human conduits is without fault. This is to keep our eyes on the only human that was completely sinless, Jesus Christ. Roman Catholics make this mistake when they fix their focus on Mary, the mother of our Messiah. The …

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A vacation from God

It's been almost a month since I've posted and, disclaimer here, I'm not promising any wondrous words of insight for this one. The reason for my break in writing is simply because I took a family vacation. As amazing as it was to steal away for days, without screens or internet access, spend quality face …

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Justice is just as

How many nights have we laid our heads down, meditating on those oh-so commonly quoted verses in Lamentations, "Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for his mercies never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness" (3:22-23), with fervent hope that tomorrow will bring us relief from whatever woes …

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