After God’s Heart

Do you ever read your bible and wonder what was God was thinking? Sometimes I do. While I’ve been camping out in 1 Samuel with my kids, we read in chapter 15 about how God told King Saul to go against the Amalekites. They are recorded as being some of the descendants of Esau and […]

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Merry Christmas; Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 11

Surely goodness and love will follow me    all the days of my life, This section of Psalm 23 is so fitting for this Christmas season. As Keller begins to wrap up his book, “A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23,” he reflects back on the goodness and mercy we have seen the shepherd show his flock. As long […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 9

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: What do you picture when you read this verse? Growing up, I always pictured a banquet table, set for a feast, and I couldn’t figure out why anyone would celebrate in a room with one’s enemies… The shepherd takes his sheep to highlands […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23; He Restores My Soul

He Restores My Soul He restores my soul. Four simple words to describe the greatest gift ever given. The forgiven soul is restored to relationship with God. Restored to righteousness. Restored to hope. Restored to life and purpose. The moment faith is born within the heart, this becomes truth for a follower of Jesus. And […]

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Thanking You for Your Prayers and a Praise Update

Two years ago in August, I wrote a post called “The Measure of a Good Father,” where I shared how we can’t use our earthly fathers to anticipate the goodness of God, but rather, God himself is the measure for what a good father is. I shared about the rift in my relationship with my […]

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