God is Greater Than Your Struggles

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 61 GOD IS GREATER THAN YOUR STRUGGLES Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for You have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.  (Psalm 61:2b-3 “I can handle it.” How often do we say this, trying to put on a good front, unwilling to admit that the problem […]

Jesus is your shelter and your rest

Scripture Notes on Psalm 91 Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1, NLT) The storm is raging outside, wild, loud, full chaos and danger, but you will be safe in here. The battle is fierce outside, brutal, ceaseless, without respite or […]

How to Survive When Your Armor Fails

It’s times like this I’m grateful for a poor sense of smell. There it was, sitting in the middle of the grass, an armadillo carcass interrupting the serenity of my morning walk.  I didn’t know what killed it, how long it had been there or how long it would be before someone or something removed […]

Clean/Unclean

Ever feel “unclean” in some area of your life?

Mark 5:21-43 tells two poignant stories from the life of Jesus. One is of a woman who had bled for twelve years and had reached the end of her hope. The other is of a girl who had lived for twelve years and reached the end of her life. Both women are tragic cases. Both are in desperate need. Both are in states where anyone touching them becomes unclean… BUT…