25 Jan 2017

Musical Nature0

I believe that just as we are born with a sin nature, we are born with a musical nature.
Music resonates within us as if coming out of our very souls. It is found in all parts of society in every culture around the globe. There is not one group of people anywhere on the planet [...]

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9 Dec 2016

Bread in the Manger0

The baby Jesus was laid in a manger, which is a place where animals feed. The French verb “to eat” is “manger.” This is a word said often in our house! The animals in that stable understood the trough was the location for their nourishment. Mankind was also given the Bread of Life that [...]

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23 Nov 2016

The One Who Never Fails0

For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
but the Lord will take me in (Psalm 27:10).
This verse describes what so many endure on earth: the loss of precious relationships. To be rejected by those closest to us, those who ought to love us most, such as a father or [...]

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27 Oct 2016

Hand Sanitizer0

When we use hand sanitizer we suddenly feel clean, don’t we? It’s my favorite placebo! In 2 Samuel 6, Uzzah reaches out to catch the ark from tumbling and the Lord strikes him dead. His mistake was in assuming his hands were cleaner than the dirt.
The Lord is holy. He is to be revered [...]

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28 Sep 2016

Arise, O God0

David calls out to God in Psalm 3, saying, “Arise, O Lord! Save me, O my God!” The Hebrew word translated arise can mean “to accomplish or succeed.” It’s as if David is asking the Lord to take action. It’s not a command he gives to God, for who could command Him a thing? But [...]

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