Precious Promises

Personal Worship Lesson 10 By Claudine Lehman We all like to receive promises, especially if they come from someone we trust. Promises can give hope in the midst of despair. Promises are the light at the end of a tunnel. Promises bring optimism to even the most pessimistic situation. Promises sustain us. As children of …

Divine Creativity

Personal Worship Lesson 9 By Claudine Lehman In order to have victory in our lives in the midst of trials and crisis—good times and bad—we must get our eyes off of others and onto the King of Kings. When we look around at each other and our circumstances, we find ourselves comparing, asking questions, being …

Absolute God

I’m not going to lie. The last two months have been rough. Seems as if each week has brought news of another tragedy affecting our community . . . our church family . . . our friends. I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to feel a little shell-shocked, wondering when and where the …

Happy 4th!

We have just a few more lessons left in Claudine's Personal Worship class, so I thought we'd take time off to celebrate the 4th of July Weekend. In the meantime, here's another list of God's eternal attributes for those who'd like to continue with the homework. See you next Thursday! God is COMMUNICATIVE! Numbers 12:6-8; Psalm 19:1-2; …

Coram Deo

Personal Worship Lesson 7 By Claudine Lehman Coram Deo is a Latin term loosely translated “in the presence of God” or “before the eyes of God.” This concept was a defining characteristic of the early church. Their lives were marked by awe for the holy, majestic God who called men and women to Himself. In Acts …

Tend the Fire

Personal Worship Lesson 6 By Claudine Lehman How deeply did you drink this week? Did you find yourself still taking small sips or are you learning to drink deeply—drink it all? We’ve been trying to define and understand what it means to worship. Personal worship is a life-long activity. Your first concern is to know God …

Drink Deeply

Personal Worship Lesson 5 By Claudine Lehman When I think about praying and quiet times or journal times, I am reminded of a story I once read in a devotional by Dr. Garth Leno: A little girl from a very poor family was in the hospital. The nurse brought her a glass filled to the …