One line at a time ∙

One line at a time ∙ He tells us everything over and over – one line at a time – Isaiah 28:10 Isaiah 28:9-10  9 To whom will he teach knowledge, and to whom will he explain the message?  10 For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line,Continue reading “One line at a time ∙”

The course of temptation ∙

The course of temptation ∙ Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. – James 1:14 James 1:13-16  13 Let no one say when he is tempted: “My temptation comes from God.” For God himself is untemptable by evil and tempts no one.  14 But temptation comes to each one,Continue reading “The course of temptation ∙”

Radiant with joy ∙

Radiant with joy ∙ They looked to Him and were radiant, and their faces will never be ashamed. – Psalms 34:5 Psalms 34:1-8  1 I will praise the LORD at all times. I will constantly speak his praises.  2 I will boast only in the LORD; let all who are helpless take heart.  3 Come,Continue reading “Radiant with joy ∙”

Broken lives and wounded hearts ∙

Broken lives and wounded hearts ∙ But I am a worm and not a man. I am scorned and despised by all! – Psalms 22:6 Isaiah 48:17-22  17 This is what the LORD says – your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is good forContinue reading “Broken lives and wounded hearts ∙”

Choose wisely ∙

Choose wisely ∙ I am counting on the LORD; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. – Psalms 130:5 Micah 7:1-7  1 How miserable I am! I feel like the fruit picker after the harvest who can find nothing to eat. Not a cluster of grapes or aContinue reading “Choose wisely ∙”