Category Archives: Devotional

Musings and Confessions from Personal Bible Study

Never Seen a Sunrise…

What does the world look like through wonder-less eyes? This idea was first introduced to me through a Carl Sagan/Stephen Hawking YouTube video compilation extolling the “wonders of the universe.” After watching, I asked myself, “Why I would ever consider … Continue reading

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Earth Splitting Joy

And all the people went up after him, playing on pipes, and rejoicing with great joy, so that the earth was split by their noise. (1 Kings 1:40, RSV) The “splitting of the earth” is an obvious hyperbole, so much so that … Continue reading

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Day 20 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, 4 he will speak peace to his people, to his saints http://goo.gl/vC6GOA  Noisy lives need #peace The magnificence of the God of justice is that he deliberately intermingles that which we would naturally … Continue reading

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Day 19 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

Our children will also serve him. Future generations will hear about the wonders of the Lord-Ps. 22.30 Promises sealed by 1 who was forsaken The day this picture was ‘snapped’ now seems to be an eternity ago. We are in … Continue reading

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Day 16 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

The expletive was not deleted: Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us. http://goo.gl/C9jbd0  Amazing! God stooped so far to scoop us up   The Law’s curse is death. Harsh, but true. Death … Continue reading

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Day 15 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. http://goo.gl/OQ541L  Power I need everyday. This simple phrase speaks perhaps the most overlooked truth of the Christian life. Modern Western Christianity … Continue reading

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