Prayer, A Mercy

Prayer, A Mercy

To enter the presence of God behind the closed doors of the prayer closet is one of the greatest mercies ever received by the descendants of Adam. Though we may not feel the warmth of emotion in our prayers, still the knowledge of God’s love can thaw our frozen...

Consider

A few days ago while reading through Haggai, I noticed that the word “consider” occurs four times in this little book of two chapters.  Twice when the word is used, it says “consider your ways.” God doesn’t want us to walk aimlessly through life, but rather He wants...

The Lord God is a Sun

The Lord God is a sun. That is a statement I have often read and, to my own loss, passed over in a hurry to get to the end of the verse. The end of the verse is striking in its own right, but so is the beginning. The Lord God is a sun. The sun, put simply for those of...

How Big is A “Step?”

We often encourage one another when beginning and/or continuing projects to take things “a step at a time.” What we mean, of course, is that some tasks are simply to big for us to (humanly, anyway) tackle in a short amount of time and will therefore...