Tag Archives: Judge

Finding Wisdom Amidst the Ruins

“Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. But it will be more … Continue reading

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Responding to Speculation and False Accusations

Let them know that it is your hand,     that you, Lord, have done it. While they curse, may you bless;     may those who attack me be put to shame,     but may your servant rejoice. Psalm 109:27-28 (NIV) Those who live … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Hosea 4

“Don’t point your finger at someone else     and try to pass the blame!” Hosea 4:4a (NLT) The other day I was in a meeting and those in attendance were asked if they had any prayer requests. I was expecting the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 26

Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me.     Test my motives and my heart. Psalm 26:2 (NLT) The other morning in the Wall Street Journal there was a fascinating article about the difficulty in erasing human bias from judging Olympic events. … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 7

[The wicked] dig a deep pit to trap others,          then fall into it themselves. The trouble they make for others backfires on them.      The violence they plan falls on their own heads. Psalm 7:15-16 (NLT) I just finished … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 9

Know this and don’t ever forget it: It’s not because of any good that you’ve done that God is giving you this good land to own. Deuteronomy 9:6 (MSG) Thus far in life’s journey, I have come to believe that the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Luke 6

The religion scholars and Pharisees had their eye on Jesus to see if he would heal the man, hoping to catch him in a Sabbath infraction. Luke 6:7 (MSG) A professor of mine once showed our class a videotape of a locally televised theological … Continue reading

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