Month: August 2018

Overwhelmed with Gratitude

I am overwhelmed with gratitude today. My heart is thankful. I was reading Ephesians 5 this morning, and came upon that popular verse, v18, “Be Filled with the Spirit.” Before that, v15, speaks of wisdom. “Be careful how you live, don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise.”…

Psalm 112, Fear AND Delight

“Praise the Lord! How joyful are those who fear the Lord And delight in obeying his commands.” ~Psalm 112:1~ Praise. Joy. Praise and joy connected with the delight of obedience AND fear of the Lord. Delight and fear seem like contrasting emotions. Or, both go together in some powerful way….

Shed the Strife and Simply Serve

I was reading the book of Nehemiah this week. The work God called the people to do was causing tension for some opposing critics. I am inspired by Nehemiah’s dedication to serving God along with other devoted people and staying on task. The opposition sent a letter accusing them, under…