Monthly archive for ‘ October, 2016 ’

Impossible, Amazing Love

26th October 2016 | 0 Comments

I heard someone say today that Jesus never commanded us to love everyone. This intrigued me. Isn’t the very essence of God himself love? Aren’t we to be conduits of that love to the world? Haven’t we received the high calling to love indiscriminately? Yes, but that is not the same as a commandment to […]

Desperate Prayers, Tender Answer

12th October 2016 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite Old Testament characters is King Hezekiah, whose story is told in 2 Kings 18-20 with portions also found in Isaiah. King Hezekiah was a godly king, a man who led Judah in a time of great political and social upheaval. Assyria was a constant threat. Many in the land of Judah […]

Big Prayers, Big Promises

4th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Hannah, wife of Elkanah, barren, distraught, desperate woman, harassed in her grief, but tenacious in her request. Hannah, mother of Samuel, the prophet and priest who fought for Israel’s heart to be turned back to God. Hannah, a God seeker, who wasn’t deterred from praying big. Her story is found in 1 Samuel 1 and […]