Understanding People (Not Problems)

People of Understanding

“Then, by the good hand of our God upon us, they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli the son of Levi, the son of Israel, namely Sherebiah, with his sons and brothers, eighteen men . . .”

Ezra 8:18


Having understanding is a step towards compassion.

Oh Lord, we pray and seek You to be men and women of understanding.

And here’s a simple poem . . .


The Basics

I may not comprehend algebra
or scientific equations

or have the solutions for
complex complications

but I ask You Lord
to help me understand

to love and care about
the basic needs of fellow man.


by Deb Feller, http://iftodaywehear.wordpress.com/


You’re His Special Delight

Delighted In

“He also brought me out into a broad place;
He delivered me because He delighted in me.” 

Psalm 18:19

God doesn’t deliver us because He feels He has to, or should, but because He wants to.

Lord, thank You for taking delight in us. May we delight in You as well! And here’s a simple poem…

source – marciahinds.com


I delight in you
in the dead of night
during your darkest day
I’m loving you, always.

I delight in you
when everything’s alright
in the midst of praise
I’m loving you, always.


Please visit Deb Feller’s blog, “SIMPLE POEMS, SIMPLE FAITH”



God Will Finish What He Started

He Will Complete It

3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.”

Philippians 1:3-6

We sometimes begin things we don’t finish.

Thank You, Lord for this precious promise that You never leave a job half done.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Getting There, by Deb Feller


We thank You, Lord as we joyfully pray for

You are faithful and working always in our lives

finishing what You’ve begun ’til we’re no long “in progress”

but complete, with Your Son.




Mere Edges

The Mere Edges

“Indeed these are the mere edges of His ways,
And how small a whisper we hear of Him!” 

Job 26:14

The infinite, immenseness of God as Job describes; makes even a whisper of Him often more than we can bear. He cannot be measured. He is beyond massive. We simply do not have the capability.

Lord, please ready us to receive deeper and deeper revelations of You.  And here’s a simple poem . . .


“Your Slightest Touch”– A Poem from the Heart

Source – brilliancemastery.com

Your whisper fills the valleys
overflows the mountains
and pours out on the plains.

At Your glorious glance
high places crumble, seas dry
and clouds roll back their rain.

Your slightest touch levels me
breaks open my heart and my soul
alive to all You proclaim.



“Can you discover the depths of God?
Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 11:7

“Such knowledge is too wonderful for me;
It is high, I cannot attain it.”

Psalm 139:6


Please visit Deb Feller’s blog.

It can be found at http://iftodaywehear.wordpress.com/

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