The Lord is Israel’s Chief Shepherd, and because of this gracious relationship, they lack absolutely nothing that they really need. He commands them to rest in him as sheep do in lush pastures. He guides them, feeds them, washes them, protects them, and provides comfort. He is the one who restores their souls. Oh, how fantastic … More A Table in the Presence of Our Enemies
For some of us who are in a love-relationship with Jesus, these are the “best of times.” God seems to be showering us with undeserved spiritual peace, emotional vibrancy, sensual pleasure, earthly possessions, physical health, ecclesiastical joy, and relational peace, and it is incredibly easy for us to sing songs of praise with a bounce … More When “Name it and Claim it” Fails to Deliver
There was a day when we went to church because our parents forced us to do so. We dressed up, stood up, sat down, endured the long prayers and sermon, and couldn’t wait for the service to be over in order that we might head to the Sunday buffet and enjoy watching our afternoon football … More Sunday Worship – What are we doing?