Substituting our 911′s with 119′s Part 21: Love Brings Peace

Psalm 119:161-168 Shin Powerful people harass me without cause, but my heart trembles only at your word. I rejoice in your word like one who discovers a great treasure. I hate and abhor all falsehood, but I love your instructions. I will praise you seven times a day because all your regulations are just. Those…

Why Do We Fall? Part 2

He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.  Psalm 40:2 God gave me some more insight on writing about why we fall. Last week’s blog I talked more about the obstacles that keep…

Why Do We Fall?

The Lord directs the steps of the godly.  He delights in every detail of their lives.  Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand.  Psalm 37:23-24 “Why do we fall Bruce?”  That was the central focus on the Movie Batman Begins.  I know this is a much older superhero…

Renewal: How Faithfulness and Mercy Can Make Things Fresh

The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.  Lamentations 3:22-23 I had the privilege of being invited to a renewal marriage vow ceremony on New Year ’s Eve.  My friends and church family members Vasan and Sherrie were renewing their vows…