Monthly Archives: October 2017
I Give You Peace.
In the night, I was thanking God for the wonderful blessing of peace. This is not something to be expected from the world or our personal circumstances. It is a wonderful kindness of God to gift us with this blessing. Peace I … Continue reading
Who Do We Reflect to People?
Moses had a very close relationship with God during his wilderness service. 80-120 years old during this stressful time, he had learned dependence on God. Speaking to God often in the Tent of Meeting as a friend (Exodus 33:11), it might be … Continue reading
Does Our Light Shine?
The Lord gave Moses and the people careful instructions as to how the 7-pronged menorah should be crafted. (Exodus 25:31-40) This is the lampstand that gave light to the otherwise dark, interior of the Holy Place in the Tabernacle. It is the centerpiece of … Continue reading
Powerless and dependent
It is a periodic revelation to me that I cannot obey God in my own power. My white-knuckling attempts at being godly in my own strength do not please Him. I need to repeatedly learn the lesson that I must acknowledge … Continue reading
Who is Grateful?
Richard is grateful for the Faithful Shepherd who has patiently led him along in a very happy and fulfilling life. Discovering a relationship with God, he has moved from a life characterized by worried performance to one of grateful resting. He … Continue reading