Yesterday at a friend’s funeral the pastor read Psalm 23 and my spirit jumped to attention. Suddenly I realized all seven expressions of my spirit were nurtured and encouraged by some expression in David’s experience. So today I read through the psalm and asked my spirit what appealed to each of the seven portions. Many […]
Our God is a Personality. The God of the Bible, Jehovah, Yahweh, Adonai, has personality, likes and dislikes, plans and power, feelings and serenity. He sings (Zeph 3:17), He laughs (Ps 2:4), He likes surprises (Matt 24:36), He gets mad (Deut 6:15), and so on. What kind of face do you imagine when you think […]
Remy, the gourmet chef rat in the movie “Ratatouille,” gives us a delightful parable of healing the human soul from dividedness.
I am overwhelmed at God’s attention to detail. Putting Jewish symbolism for the Hebrew alphabet together with revelation of how the Son of God became a man to bear sin, take the nails and crush the head of the Serpent, what do we have? The heavenly Father prepared the way for His Son and Jesus could explain how “Moses and all the prophets spoke of Him.” Let us worship Him. Let us trust Him in our details.
The Psalmist is swept up by the beauty of the King, who is a warrior, who is a judge, who is a bridegroom. This reveals some of the glories of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Psalm 91: An expanded literal translation from the Hebrew:
The one who settles in the shelter offered by the Most High to whomever runs in, will find lodging so close he’ll be under the shadow of The Almighty.
He said it himself, “If a man were to give up all the comforts and luxuries of home for love, he would be greatly despised.” That’s how it went down.
They live among us, unobtrusive, ordinary except when they can let it all out. Normal people are stuck in earthly things: people, stuff, feelings, hopes, circumstances, money, you know the drill. But these aliens, these weirdoes relate to us like they come from another realm. Maybe that’s because they do. Except they weren’t born that way.