Choosing Obedience over Revenge

Yesterday we talked about Hagar’s response to being mistreated by Sarai.  If you missed it, click here.  Today we are going to revisit this idea of obedience over revenge. Before I could even hit the publish button on yesterday’s blog, I had more I wanted...

What Does God heal?

As I read through Kay’s chapters on Jehovah-rapha, the Lord who Heals, I was deeply convited about my motivation to be healed.  I realized that I usually want God to heal the things in my life that make me uncomfortable, things like lonliness, a broken heart, or...

Is love an act of obedience, worship, or both?

Philippians 4:19 says, “And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”  This verse is a great reminder that there is nothing we need that God cannot provide for us. Abraham learned this lesson very well in Genesis...

Win Carl’s Newest CD, GRACE

Growing up in my church we often sang the song “Jehovah-jirah.”  As I child I as very familiar with this song.  In fact, it was one of my favorites.  Because my dad was in the worship band, it wasn’t unusual for the band to rehearse at our house. ...

Do You Call Him “Lord”?

  21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and...

You’re Not Out of God’s Sight

One of the fun things about doing a study that I’ve done before is that I get to see what I was praying for at a previous stage in life.  And now about six years later, I can see how God has responded to those prayers. When I first did this study, I was working...