Hope’s deliverance

The pains of death surrounded me, and the pangs of Sheol laid hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow. Then I called upon the name of the Lord: “O Lord, I implore You, deliver my soul!” Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; Yes, our God is merciful. The Lord preserves the simple; I was … More Hope’s deliverance

Be happy

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God, (Psalms 146:5) “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. (Jeremiah 17:7)

Advent Rest

Resting in the cool of the night, watching over their flocks, the shepherds who receive the angelic announcement of the birth of Christ seem to be a picture of the accompanying promise, “peace and goodwill toward men”. The crazy thing is that now as Christmas approaches our lives can seem anything but peaceful, and rested. … More Advent Rest

His resting place

For the Lord has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His dwelling place: “This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it. I will abundantly bless her provision; I will satisfy her poor with bread. I will also clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints shall shout … More His resting place