Imagine answering the telephone one day and hearing an authoritative voice on the other end offering you a position of immense opportunity. As long as we are imagining (my youngest daughter used to call it ‘imaginating’), let’s take it a
In Moses’ Psalm, Psalm 90, he prays, “[Lord], teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (verse 12). What an apt prayer by the leader of Israel!
Moses had seen many days. He had spent
Hear my voice, O God, in my meditation; preserve my life from fear of the enemy.Psalm 64:1
In this psalm, David petitions God to preserve his life from “fear of the enemy.” He is not asking for preservation from the enemy
My grandson Cade (who was 5 years old at writing) is always seeing rainbows. Cade finds rainbows in city street puddles, garden sprinklers, car windows, dewdrops on leaves, diamond rings, and other such things. He never seems to miss a
A dilemma had developed in the early fellowship in Jerusalem. The disciples were being pulled in too many directions. The Hellenist widows were being neglected. The disciples realized that they needed to prioritize their own lives and ordain men to
Recently, I was pondering the thief upon the cross. What changed his disposition as he hung there? Luke’s gospel cites that this man, who had been ridiculing Jesus, suddenly stopped and rebuked the other thief. Then, turning to Jesus, he