First Off…read Psalm 8! For me it is really hard to not see contrasting images in this text. From the grandiose to the tiny – and how even in the small there is still this majestic massiveness. The moon and the stars and how huge and vastly complex…and yet the simplicity (in comparison) to us humans. In fact, we have been crowned with glory and … Continue reading Psalm 8: You want me to do what?
First Off…read Psalm 7! HOLY COW THIS IS INTENSE! Someone is needing some deliverance NOW! Being pursued…torn apart like a lion with its prey…and no one to rescue you!? If you’ve ever watched a nature show and seen how lions hunt and then eat said prey…you can see the intensity here! And so even before these first 2 stanzas are penned we get this feeling … Continue reading Psalm 7: Reaping and Sowing
First Off…read Psalm 6! To begin: Context. Well, our Bibles tell us it’s David and clearly he has been in some pain and agony as he speaks of being “faint” and needing healing for his bones are in agony. Is he sick? Is he on the run? Is he in hiding? Is he in the middle of war? Well, David cries out to God to … Continue reading Psalm 6: A Psalm of Painful Waiting
Just a heads up that I wrote this originally on a different website back on Sept 25th 2013 I am dependent on certain things. A good cup of coffee, hugs from my wife and kids, a wagging tail from my slightly-large lab Samson…and my Bible app. These are the things that greet me each morning and the things that I go to TO begin my … Continue reading The Sound of A Roar
Just a heads up that I originally posted this on a different site back on January 1st 2014 The new year has begun and the old year has left. If you are anything like me then you make plans and goals around the end of December. Goals to help get healthier, stronger, and hopefully just in a better place than where we are right now. … Continue reading A New Resolution
Just a heads up that I wrote this originally on a different website back on April 27, 2014 Recently I had an honest conversation with someone at our church and what it all came down to was the fact that while I cherish Easter and Lent so much…I felt that I did not have the opportunity to experience it this year. And honestly I cannot … Continue reading Oh yeah….
Just a headsup that this was originally posted by me on a different website back on Dec 18, 2014 The other day there were two things that struck me that left me in awe…and being that I have not blogged in quite some time I felt I should share these “awe”-some things with you so you could stand in “awe” with me as well. … Continue reading Inhaling and Exhaling