They Rejoiced With Her

I love the picture of Luke 1:58. Imagine this woman who desired a child for so long. Imagine what she went through for so many years as a barren woman. She likely gave up on having a child. From reading Luke 1, we can see that Zechariah and Elizabeth were praying for a child. Perhaps … Continue reading They Rejoiced With Her

Radiance of Your Presence

Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim You, who hear the joyful call to worship, who know the festal shout (NIV, NLT, ESV). The Passion Translation says it this way: “O Lord, how blessed are the people who experience the shout of worship, for they walk in the radiance of Your presence” (Psalm 89:15). … Continue reading Radiance of Your Presence

Growing Mercy

The Psalmist declares that God’s unfailing, faithful love will last forever. The Passion Translation says it this way: “Here’s my chorus: “Your mercy grows through the ages. Your faithfulness is firm, rising up to the skies” (Psalm 89:2). The word here translates as “checed” which means goodness or merciful kindness. The Psalmist says that this … Continue reading Growing Mercy

Greatness of God

Read Psalm 86. The prayer I said before eating as a child began: “God is good. God is great.” God is great. Psalm 86:10b says, “What greatness belongs to You” (TPT). Today, we will look at the greatness of God. God is great. He is incomprehensible. We cannot fully know Him. Psalm 139:6 says, “Such … Continue reading Greatness of God

Wonders of God

Read Psalm 86. Today, we will focus on how our great God does wondrous things. The word “pala” means that something is extraordinary or surpassing. When we consider the wonders, typically we we think about the parting of bodies of water, the feeding of multitudes, the ground opening up and swallowing Korah, the manna, the … Continue reading Wonders of God

Not Ready for the Promise

I am a girl who likes to be prepared. I seriously take extra time to ensure that I have myself stocked up with any household items and food, so that if someone uses the last of an item, there’s already another ready to be put in its place. I am the person who prints up … Continue reading Not Ready for the Promise