Life’s Unfair! How to Deal with It. Part 2 (Or, Wait! It gets worse.)

For Joseph, living for the Lord was the worst thing he could have done with his life. Well, from the perspective of casual observers that’s what it looked like. Because Joseph went from being his father’s favorite and God’s chosen to being his brothers’ enemy number one, then to being sold into slavery, then for … Continue reading Life’s Unfair! How to Deal with It. Part 2 (Or, Wait! It gets worse.)

What Goes in Will Come Out

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.  (Psalms 141:3) Imagine you have a bucket of water and it's filled almost to the top. There's no lid and you have to carry it in both hands along a busy sidewalk. People are all around you, bumping you, shoving you … Continue reading What Goes in Will Come Out

What Goes in Will Come Out

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.  (Psalms 141:3) Imagine you have a bucket of water and it's filled almost to the top. There's no lid and you have to carry it in both hands along a busy sidewalk. People are all around you, bumping you, shoving you … Continue reading What Goes in Will Come Out

Monday Musings: God of the Means as Well of the Motives

And they set the ark of God upon a new cart….  (2 Samuel 6:3a) David’s heart was in the right place. He wanted to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. So, he put the Ark on a new cart, purpose-built for the sacred duty of moving it to its proper home. It was … Continue reading Monday Musings: God of the Means as Well of the Motives

One Like Unto the Son of Man (Revelation 1:12-13a)

When John turned to see the voice that spoke to him, he saw something truly amazing: A Savior who was like one of us. Glorified, exalted, yes, but one not untouched by the feeling of our infirmities. Revelation 1:12-13a (12)  And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I … Continue reading One Like Unto the Son of Man (Revelation 1:12-13a)