• Reflexes

    The right emotion involves the body’s muscles and nerves…The left emotion, however, is controlled by information from the heart…Dr. Carl Stevens (Divine Resources for Healing p.9)\  This (two emotions) concept originates from a Bible phenomena where emotions are referred to as “bowels,” “reins”, and “kidneys”; metonyms all. Early psychology recognized, and eastern medicine...

  • Turn Aside and See

    The Lord is continually waiting to be gracious to us and wanting to reveal Himself to us in deep ways. Let us simply receive Grace to be willing to turn aside from our way and walk in His, the "more excellent way". When God saw Moses doing so, He called...

  • The Sense of the Sanctuary

    “Until I went to the sanctuary of God …” This phrase shows up smack in the middle of Psalm 73, a piece of poetry attributed to Asaph. The words he strung together are something of a confession. He admits that envy nearly got the best of him. He explains the...

  • Ambassadors to a World in Death

    David sent several of his men on a mission of comfort. The king of Ammon died and his son was now on the throne, and the king of Israel wanted the son to know that he and his people cared. This act revealed the heart of David, a man trained...

  • The God of Last Laughs

    Isaac got found out. He told the Philistines that Rebekah was his sister. He wanted to hide the fact that she was his wife. He knew her beauty would make her desirable. He feared for his life; he thought King Abimilech would kill him and take her for himself. This...