Monthly Archive: June, 2018

The Sacrifice Of The Lord: Psalm 22

This spring we have looked into the Bible to see Old Testament passages that point to Jesus Christ, as well as passages that reveal what the LORD is like; this summer we will… Continue reading

Purpose & Mission…

The last couple of months, our Father has been loving me by disciplining me— showing me areas where I fall short as a husband, dad and pastor. It’s taking Him a while because… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 3: The Word of God (19:7-14)

Let’s keep Swimming In The Psalms this summer: The Word of the LORD (Psalm 19:7-14)! “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. Example: Matthew 6:1-6,16-18: Give, pray, fast—do it all in secret,… Continue reading

What God Has Been teaching Me Lately LXXIV (74)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following the Lord Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling… Continue reading

Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 21

Every treasure on this earth says, “Give your life to purchase me.” Jesus says “I’m the one treasure who died to purchase you.” . Tim Keller . Community and friendship means commitment to… Continue reading

The Compassion Of The LORD…

Purpose of life = knowing the LORD— being reborn/forgiven/adopted so we can know Him personally— the Lord Jesus died to give us access to the Father, to reconcile our relationship to Him. That’s ultimately… Continue reading

The Willingness Of The LORD…

Few people would want a medical school student to do their surgery— we typically prefer the seasoned doctor, experienced with many surgeries under his/her belt, not a doctor in training. And yet in… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 2: The Heavens Declare (19:1-6)…

For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms 1: The LORD Hears (4:1-8)

Why invest time in the Psalms this summer? Psalms are powerful, especially when we go thru hard times—they are real/gritty/honest, like reading diaries of God’s people thousands of years ago. Refreshing & encouraging… Continue reading