Calling On Jesus

How faithful is our Savior. (yes, I meant that as a statement) Once again we're going to dig a little deeper into my faith. My family has been having a rough time of it. Somethings, as rough as I knew they would be, I prayed for and had been prepared. Others, seemed to come out … Continue reading Calling On Jesus

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Digging Deeper Into Faith

This segment of Digging Deeper won't go behind the scenes of Biblical words. Instead, I'll share how God has shown me to dig deeper into my faith. Have you ever hiked an overgrown, steep, rocky trail only to come out on top of a precipce and have your breath taken away by the glorious beauty … Continue reading Digging Deeper Into Faith

Nesher

Another account from The Song of Moses. For the Lord's portion is his people. Jacob his allotted inheritance. In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste. He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye, like an eagle that stirs up its nest … Continue reading Nesher

Navah

He is my God, and I will praise him . . . These words come from Moses' song, Exodus 15:2, right after the Israelites witnessed the parting of the Red Sea, after witnessing the destruction of all Pharaoh's horses and chariots and horsemen (Ex 14:23 NIV). The King James version: He is my God and I … Continue reading Navah

May My Right Hand Wither

I have been thinking about all of this digging deeper and the whole idea of prayer, repentance, taking care of the poor and fasting. I've also been thinking about the forty days Jesus spent in the desert and the forty days Moses spent on the mountain and how those forty days tie into Lent. As … Continue reading May My Right Hand Wither

Forty

So, what is the Biblical significance of the number 40? Let's see what God's word says. Probably the most well known one is the account of Noah's Ark and the Flood. And rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights. Genesis 7:12 (NIV) Something of interest here, verse 11 says that on the … Continue reading Forty

Digging Deeper

Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. 1 Peter 2:2-3 There comes a time when an infant's hunger is no longer satisfied with milk. This is when the mother begins to add other basics … Continue reading Digging Deeper