So You Wanna Go Back to Egypt?

  God has always wanted to lead His people. I think that He is almost catatonic with joy when we allow Him to do this. Throughout the ages, and all through Israel’s history, we see Him reaching out to people,  who are stubborn and selfish in their choices. But He reaches out to them anyway.Continue reading “So You Wanna Go Back to Egypt?”

Bethesda, 31 A.D.

“Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish holy days. 2 Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches. 3 Crowds of sick people—blind, lame, or paralyzed—lay on the porches.5 One of the men lying there had been sick for thirty-eight years. 6 When Jesus saw him and knew heContinue reading “Bethesda, 31 A.D.”

Your Face is Shining on Me: Psalm 67

Your Face is Shining on Me: Psalm 67 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.  “Make Your Face Shine Upon Us” 1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah 2 that your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations. 3 LetContinue reading “Your Face is Shining on Me: Psalm 67”

God’s Gift to the Broken Ones: Isaiah 61

“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is upon me,        for the LORD has anointed me        to bring good news to the poor.     He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted        and to proclaim that captives will be released        and prisoners will be freed.  2 He has sent me to tell those who mourn        that the timeContinue reading “God’s Gift to the Broken Ones: Isaiah 61”