Dead or alive ∙

Dead or alive ∙ Lazarus, come forth – John 11:43 John 11:25-26  25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies,  26 and the one who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” An IowaContinue reading “Dead or alive ∙”

He will do it ∙

He will do it ∙ Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will act on your behalf. – Psalms 37:5 Psalms 37:3-5  3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.  4 Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires ofContinue reading “He will do it ∙”

So let it be written . . . ∙

So let it be written . . . ∙ Look, I now teach you these decrees and regulations just as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may obey them. – Deuteronomy 4:5 Nehemiah 8:6,8  6 Then Ezra praised the LORD, the great God, and all the people chanted, “Amen! Amen!” as theyContinue reading “So let it be written . . . ∙”

Reassurance for the anxious ∙

Reassurance for the anxious When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy. – Psalm 94:19 Psalms 94:16-23  16 Who will protect me from the wicked? Who will stand up for me against evildoers?  17 Unless the LORD had helped me, I would soon have settled in the silence of death.  18 IContinue reading “Reassurance for the anxious ∙”

Desires of the heart

Desires of the heart Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desires. – Psalms 37:4 Psalms 20:4  May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed. What are desires? And more particularly, what are the desires of the heart? A desire is something that people want orContinue reading “Desires of the heart”