A Rebuke to Christian Women

A Rebuke to Christian Women

We are in a World of Trouble A friend emailed me this morning.  She informed me that over the past month her entire life had fallen a part.  Her husband left her and her four children and took all their money.  He is now pursuing divorce and has not spoken a word to her in two weeks. She had attempted to contact her local church body whom they had even attended some marriage counseling with, and it was met with little to no response. As I write this post I receive a text message from a friend who tells me she needs prayer because she feels like a failure as a wife and a mother. I spent my own morning … Read more

Enjoying Your Own Season of Thanksgiving

Enjoying Your Own Season of Thanksgiving

The book of Deuteronomy is the second giving of the law. After wandering in the desert for 40 years, the Israelites are camped on the edge of the Promised Land, and through Moses God is giving them their final instructions. In Deuteronomy 26:1-11, we see a beautiful picture of thanksgiving. The people were getting ready to march into the Promise Land, trusting in the Lord to provide, and already Moses is instructing the people in just the right way to give thanks. There is no doubt that God will keep his promise and the people should be ready to give thanks! He tells the people to collect the first fruits of the ground, the best of their harvest and bring … Read more

What is there to be thankful for?

What Is There To Be Thankful For?

You are my God, and I give thanks to You; You are my God, I extol You. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.  Psalm 118:28-29 Psalm 118 is a song of praise, a psalm of Thanksgiving. The Psalmist calls all people to praise and thank the Lord. He recounts how the Lord answered his prayer (v.5) and acted as his helper (v.7). He tells us how he was surrounded by his enemies and yet the Lord came and delivered him (v. 10-13). The Lord saved his life and when he was falling the Lord lifted him up (v. 13, 17). He rejoices in the hope and blessings that have come from the Lord. Some … Read more