God rules over the whole earth. He is with His people at all times and no matter what overtakes them. Ultimately, He will be exalted by all. Today’s reading Psalms 44-46; Acts 25 Selected Verses “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”
The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Psalm 46:10-11 To the Jews I have done no wrong, as you yourself know very well. If then I am a wrongdoer and
Mary and I call our little homestead in the Blue Ridge Mountains “Thistle Dew Farm” – it’s not heaven but this’ll do for now. Contentment without complacency is our motto. The selection from today’s reading speaks to our need to learn to be at rest where God has put us. The truth is we won’t experience all the joys of heaven until we enter our eternal home. Meanwhile, we are called to serve zealously but contentedly. The words of Anna L. Waring’s 1850 hymn are fittin
Here are our weekend readings along with my selected focus verses that highlight God’s providence and the peace He gives to His own. Saturday, July 30 Isaiah 18-22 Seeing God’s Wise Providence “In that day you looked to the weapons of the House of the Forest, and you saw that the breaches of the city of David were many. You collected the waters of the lower pool, and you counted the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall. You made a reservoir b
Today’s reading: II Kings 9-11; John 5:1-24 20 So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet after Athaliah had been put to death with the sword at the king’s house. II Kings 11:20 24 Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. John 5:24 To be at enmity with God, our Creator, is a hopelessly