God Is In Control

Psalm 53The fool says in his heart,    “There is no God.”They are corrupt, and their ways are vile;    there is no one who does good.God looks down from heaven    on all mankindto see if there are any who understand,    any who seek God.Everyone has turned away, all have become corrupt;    there is no one who does good,    not even one.Do all these …

The Heart of God

John 3:14-18Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up,  that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into …

His Love Endures Forever

Psalm 1361 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.His love endures forever.2 Give thanks to the God of gods.His love endures forever.3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords:His love endures forever.4 to him who alone does great wonders,His love endures forever.5 who by his understanding made the heavens,His love endures forever.6 who spread out the earth upon the waters,His love endures forever.7 who made the …

Waiting on God to Calm our Fear

Join me today as we meditate on God's Word and pray . . . Psalm 27A psalm of David.1 The Lord is my light and my salvation—    so why should I be afraid?The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger,    so why should I tremble?2 When evil people come to devour me,    when my enemies and foes attack me,    they will stumble and fall.3 Though …

Majestic God

Summer is officially here. I know the weather doesn’t feel like it today, but give it minute and it will. School is out. Memorial Day Weekend is here. June is right around the corner. Summer is here! I’ve always loved this particular time of year when summer stretches ahead of us full of endless possibilities. …

Never Forget

The final verses of Esther show Mordecai and Esther establishing a permanent feast. All subsequent generations of Jews are commanded to remember the 13th and 14th days of Adar as the Feast of Purim. Why celebrate days filled with so much death and destruction? Because, as Katie pointed out last week, those days represent the …

A Great Reversal

By Gail Peo In Chapter 7 of Esther, the wicked, deceptive Haman was exposed as the orchestrator of the edict to destroy, kill, and annihilate the Jews, the people of Queen Esther. We felt great relief when Haman was hung on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Even the king’s anger was abated. But …