Balak was the leader of the people of Moab, an enemy of Israel. When he saw Moses leading the multitudes of Israel to the Promised Land he called up the prophet Balaam to call down a curse upon the Israelites. This never happened. God would only allow Balaam to bless Israel, not curse them. What … Continue reading How God Sees Us
In order to have the blessings in life, you must deal with some of the less pleasant tasks that get you those blessings.
Don’t Mistake God’s Patience for God’s Approval
Some follow false teachers because it appears those teachers have God's blessing. Don't mistake God's patience for God's approval.
When Your Heart is too Heavy for Song
I was supposed to write a devotional this morning if for no other reason than that I consider it an act of worship and something I enjoy. Today, I just could not put my heart into it. My wife and I are facing some real hardship right now. I won’t go into detail, but our … Continue reading When Your Heart is too Heavy for Song
Monday Musings: A God to be Feared
When you read John’s account of the throne of Christ and compare that to passages like Ezekiel 1:26-28 you come away understanding that the Lord’s throne is not a place of peace and comfort. It is full of activity and glory – and a place that evokes fear. Revelation 4:2-5 (2) And immediately I was … Continue reading Monday Musings: A God to be Feared