Tag Archives: depending on God

Faith vs. Trust; October 13, 2017


Psalm 28:1, 8 To you I call, O Lord my Rock; do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent, I shall be like those who have gone down to the pit. The Lord is the … Continue reading

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God our Creator; September 29, 2017


Job 38:36 “Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind?” From chapter 38 we have God answering Job, and all the way through the end of chapter 39 it is a succession of rhetorical questions to … Continue reading

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Fasting; September 8, 2017


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. The point of fasting … Continue reading

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Humility; August 29, 2017


2 Chronicles 34:27 “Because your heart was responsive and you humbled yourself before God when you heard what he spoke against this place and its people, and because you humbled yourself before me and tore your robes and wept in … Continue reading

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Humility and Faith; August 20, 2017


2 Chronicles 20:12 “O our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon you.” Jehoshaphat had … Continue reading

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Getting God’s Directions; August 7, 2017


1 Chronicles 14:13-16 Once more the Philistines raided the valley; so David inquired of God again, and God answered him, “Do not go straight up, but circle round them and attack them in front of the balsam trees. As soon … Continue reading

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Dealing with Wealth; July 6, 2017


1 Kings 10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relation to the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions. This story is a Hollywood favorite, because it has … Continue reading

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