The Whole Picture

Early in the pages of our Bibles we are presented with the reality of what man was made for. The first chapters of Genesis describe the process of His Creation. The Lord made and the Lord spoke. First came the heavens and the earth, and so it began. The structure...

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Seeds, Pebbles, Threads and Crumbs

Size matters very little in the Kingdom of God. A seed, any seed, seems so small and so lifeless. But that’s just a surface analysis. It’s what’s inside that really matters. And, there’s life under the hard skin. The big question is this: How does that life come out? What...

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How to Stay Young

Want to grow old quickly? Allow bitterness to take root in your life. Want to stay young? Think young. That is, be like a child, have a fear of the Lord that includes a sense of wonder about who He is and all that He does. Grumpy, dissatisfied people are...

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Presence and Glory

Moses met the Lord in a corner of the desert. He was busy caring for sheep and caught sight of a bush afire. Nothing new there — tumbleweeds often went up in smoke in the dry, hot territory that Moses called home. This bush, however, refused to burn out and...

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The Power of Presence

Psalm 73 puts down in verse things that we have all thought at some time or another. We groan at the success of those seemingly so rooted in evil practices. The psalmist labeled such thoughts as envy as he made a confession. He related a series of observations on how...

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