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Reflections of the Psalms – Psalm 63

Posted on: November 18th, 2018

The first two verses of Psalm 63 contain a truly magnificent description of the intense desire of a person who loves God. If there is trait that Christians should have, it is the real motivation to come to know God better. David pictured this when he wrote, “O God, You are my God; Early will more…

Are You Hungry?

Posted on: November 11th, 2018

How often have you heard that question? How often have you answered, “Yes!” If you are like me, you may think that “Yes!” is the only possible answer to that question. In fact, you may be hungry right now. And, you may grow hungrier as the morning passes by. However, I want to use your more…

Nerve Damage

Posted on: November 4th, 2018

The past few years have seen a lot of damage to my optic nerves, especially the one in my left eye.  The nerve is measured by superimposing in your mind a set of ten equally sized vertical bars over it.  A hole sits in the center of the nerve and its diameter should cover no more…

Pursuit of God

Posted on: October 28th, 2018

“One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek:  that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple.” (Psalms 27:4) Here the Psalmist suggests a focus and a single mind.  “One thing” implies more…

Made to be Sin

Posted on: October 21st, 2018

Sometimes I am struck with the beauty of a passage while, at the same time, humbled by the fact that its fullness and depth is out of my reach. The passage becomes a never-ending source of thought, ideas, and encouragement. Such is the case for me with 2 Corinthians 5:21— “For our sake he made more…