The Cost.

Then King David said to Ornan, “No, but I will surely buy it for the full price, for I will not take what is yours for the Lord, nor offer burnt offerings with that which costs me nothing.” (1 Chronicles 21:24) This one verse speaks volumes to me. David had committed a great sin against the Lord in numbering his military might …

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Consider.

And they were all amazed, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, “We have seen strange things today!” (Luke 5:26) I think it is far too easy to get stuck in the ordinary and lose our passion, our expectancy of God—and thank God He shows up anyway and stirs our hearts and …

Speak to me.

Charles H. Spurgeon “The voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day.”  Genesis 3:8  My soul, now that the cool of the day has come, retire awhile and hearken to the voice of thy God. He is always ready to speak with thee when thou art prepared to …

Isaiah 1

Reflection on Isaiah 1 and thoughts to consider—how might this apply to me in my own walk, life and relationship with my Lord? God tells us ALL scripture is profitable to us, so what might I benefit from and take away from this chapter? What did it speak to me? How GOOD God is—how gracious, …

My Salvation.

But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him. (Psalm 37:39-40)

Rejoice in Him.

But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. For surely, O LORD, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield. (Psalm 5:11-12)

Joy.

You love righteousness and hate wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of gladness more than Your companions. (Psalm 45:7)