The Lamp of the Body

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Lamp of the Body

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!” – Matthew 6:22 In Matthew’s account, this […]

Then You Will Know

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | One Comment
Then You Will Know

“God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM.’ And He said, ‘Say to the people of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” – Exodus 3:14″So Jesus said to them, ‘When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am…’” – John 8:28 English translations of John 8:28 will […]

The Desolation That Secures Our Joy

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Desolation That Secures Our Joy

“And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purposes.” – Romans 8:28   All Things For Good?  Paul says we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good. Do we know that? Do we know […]

The Deeps

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Deeps

The Passage Explained Psalm 42/43 is a poem of lamentation and hope comprised of 3 stanzas. The first stanza establishes that the Psalmist is in spiritual agony because he is far from the presence of the Lord and surrounded by those who oppose YHWH (42:1-6a). In the second stanza, the author affirms that YHWH Himself […]

Ransomed

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Ransomed

And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, […]

Psalm 23 – Part 4

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
Psalm 23 – Part 4

A Psalm of David The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I […]

Psalm 23 – Part 3

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | One Comment
Psalm 23 – Part 3

  “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” – Psalm 23:5 (ESV) Grace and Power With verse 5, Psalm 23 seems to shift its central metaphor from that of shepherd and sheep to one that more prominently pictures YHWH as the […]

Psalm 23 – Part 2

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments
Psalm 23 – Part 2

   He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness     for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,     I will fear no evil, for you are with me;     your rod and your staff,     they comfort me. Psalm 23:3-4 (ESV) I wanted this image to visually […]

Psalm 23 – Part 1

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Psalm 23 – Part 1

    A Psalm of David The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23:1-2 (ESV) Psalm 23 is perhaps one of the best loved passages in the entire Bible, and yet it’s important for the post-Calvary reader to recognize […]

The Gravity Shadow of Christ

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Gravity Shadow of Christ

  “I will bear the indignation of YHWH because I have sinned against Him, until He pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me out into the light; and I shall look upon His vindication.” Micah 7:9   Astronomy in the Old Testament I’m told that an astronomer can find a […]