Morning Manna Is Moving & Why We Needn’t Be Afraid of Change

The nature of sanctification is soul transformation. We all resist change. Truth be known—we like things as they are. Oh, I know, we say we want renewal, we vote differently, we shop for new, we relocate, we trade this routine for that—but even the habit of trying the latest can come from a heart afraidContinue reading “Morning Manna Is Moving & Why We Needn’t Be Afraid of Change”

“Whatever is under the whole heaven is Mine.”

Job 41:11 When God speaks, our most dangerous predators—even demons obey. Camp there with me for just a second. The unseen world is no match for the Designer of it. Wait, God has ALL the power? Sorry, it’s just that sometimes scripture illuminates a heavenly place I hadn’t considered in a while.  I often getContinue reading ““Whatever is under the whole heaven is Mine.””

“From whose womb did the ice come forth?”

Job 38:29 I’ve always thought Job a book of suffering, but today the Holy Spirit reveals something different. Something terrifying. The deceitfulness of pride. The devil is always gunning for it because he knows our deep affection for it.  I’m going way out on my theological limb this morning and say that—Jesus allowed my stubborn prideContinue reading ““From whose womb did the ice come forth?””

“He would pay attention to me.”

Job 23:6 Have you grown up believing God was to busy for you? You need to read what He says about you, too you. God exhales His words through the pen of mere men, just as you and I were brought forth from our mother’s womb on account of His will.  What are you afraidContinue reading ““He would pay attention to me.””

“I know that my Redeemer lives.”

Job 19:25 The voices around Job, in his darkest days, set themselves above him. “How long will you torment me and break me in pieces with words?” How easy it is to look on others in their trials, their hardships, their misery—and find reasons why they likely deserve it. Forty-two chapters of Job clearly warnsContinue reading ““I know that my Redeemer lives.””