We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives. Commit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.                                                                                                   Proverbs 16:1-3 NLT As we look at the year ahead, it is perfectly normal toContinue reading “Plans”

Yahweh of Heaven’s Armies Has Spoken

“I have a plan for the whole earth, a hand of judgment upon all the nations.” The LORD of Heaven’s Armies has spoken — who can change his plans? When his hand is raised, who can stop him?              Isaiah 14:26-27 NLT In Isaiah chapter 14, the phrase “Yahweh of Heaven’s Armies” appears four timesContinue reading “Yahweh of Heaven’s Armies Has Spoken”

Thoughts on a Centipede

“What are humans that you pay any attention to them at all?                                                                           Psalm 8:4 JNO I sat in my study and looked at a miniscule centipede wandering across the floor, and wondered, “What is it thinking?” Then I thought how great the gap was between it and me, its brain and mine, and suddenlyContinue reading “Thoughts on a Centipede”

Don’t Fence Me In

Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes.                                                                                                                                         Psalm 36:1 ESV Have mercy on me,O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.                                                                                                Psalm 51:1 ESV “Transgression” is the third of the three most commonContinue reading “Don’t Fence Me In”