Tag Archives: Relationship

A Good Person is not a Perfect Person

“If I have walked with falsehood     or my foot has hurried after deceit— let God weigh me in honest scales     and he will know that I am blameless—” Job 31:5-6 (NIV) Wendy, Suzanna and I stood in the kitchen this past … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Dance

King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held … Continue reading

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Refusing to Feed Emotional Fires

If a ruler’s anger rises against you,     do not leave your post;     calmness can lay great offenses to rest. Ecclesiastes 10:4 (NIV) I am the youngest of four siblings. It is said, primarily by elder siblings, that the younger children … Continue reading

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The Natural Ebb and Flow of Conversation

They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the Lord. They were to do the same in the evening…. 1 Chronicles 23:30 (NIV) I am continually learning. The further I progress in my journey the more I find … Continue reading

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Faith and Praise: David’s Personal Relationship With God

David and all the Israelites were celebrating with all their might before God, with songs and with harps, lyres, timbrels, cymbals and trumpets. 1 Chronicles 13:8 (NIV) For the better part of this year, we’ve been journeying through the story … Continue reading

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The Depth’s in the Details

…and Uriah the Hittite. 2 Samuel 23:39 (NIV) This past weekend was our annual time at the lake with our friends Kevin and Becky. We’ve been walking the journey together for many years and our time together at the lake is … Continue reading

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Dealing Swiftly with Troublemakers

Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjamite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted, “We have no share in David,     no part in Jesse’s son! Every man to his tent, Israel!” 2 Samuel 20:1 (NIV) … Continue reading

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