What do you value the most? ∙

What do you value the most? ∙ Let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. – Jeremiah 9:24 Jeremiah 9:23-24  23 Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, andContinue reading “What do you value the most? ∙”

Who created God? ∙

Who created God? ∙ And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. – Hebrews 11:6 Mark 10:13-16  13 One day, some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could touch and blessContinue reading “Who created God? ∙”

Is anybody there, does anyone care? ∙

Is anybody there, does anyone care? ∙ You have collected all my tears in your bottle. – Psalms 56:8 Psalms 56:8-11  8 You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.  9 My enemies will retreat when I call toContinue reading “Is anybody there, does anyone care? ∙”

Longing dependence ∙

Longing dependence ∙ O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water. – Psalms 63:1 Psalms 63:1-8  1 A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. OContinue reading “Longing dependence ∙”

Jonah master pouter ∙

Jonah master pouter ∙ Just kill me now, LORD! I’d rather be dead than alive if what I predicted will not happen. – Jonah 4:3 Exodus 34:6-7  6 The LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,  7 lavishing unfailing love to a thousand generations. Forgiving iniquity,Continue reading “Jonah master pouter ∙”