Month: June 2019

  • God’s Strong Arm Will Never Fail

    God’s strong arm is renowned. Listen to the song of Moses and the Israelites after seeing the Lord fight for them—leading this massive throng across the Red Sea on dry ground before releasing the banks of water to drown the pursuing Egyptian army. “I will sing to the Lord, for He has triumphed gloriously; the […]

  • God Fights for Me—Another Truth that Leads to Rest

    Where did I get the idea God fights for me? I read what Moses said to the Israelites. “…Fear not; stand still (firm, confident, undismayed) and see the salvation of the Lord which He will work for you today. For the Egyptians you have seen today you shall never see again. The Lord will fight […]

  • God Acts at His Appointed Time—and I Can Count on It

    God acts at his appointed time. Since the beginning of the human story, God has been making promises and acting at his appointed time to fulfill them. The words appointed time always bring to mind one of my favorite biblical friends, Abram. He and his wife Sarai were aged and childless when the Lord called […]

  • Don’t Worry…God Stirs the Heart

    Worry is the number-one rest-robber. And it has some ugly relatives—anxiety, uneasiness, apprehension, dread. Fear lives in the same neighborhood. All of those scoundrels troubled me before I came to the Lord pleading, “Teach me to rest!” Our worry usually involves other people, and it mostly concerns the present and the future…what’s going on today…what […]