Best Friend and Shepherd

In Psalm 23:1, David declares that the Lord is his shepherd and he has all that he needs. The Passion Translation breaks it down as “The Lord is my best friend and my shepherd.” Oftentimes in life, we find ourselves seeing God in one way and not fully embracing His many attributes. We want Him […]

Receive

In John, we read that the “children of God” became so because they “did receive him,” they “believed in His name.” So often we talk about when we “received” Jesus or “believed in Jesus.” To outsiders it may sound confusing. What does it mean to “receive Jesus”? This is something one may consider. I remember […]

Whom I Have Believed

There is one word in this verse that sticks out to me. Paul wrote, “Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know WHOM I have believed.” Whom I have believed. Whom. Jesus Christ. I have a degree in Christian Ministry. I have quite a collection of commentaries, dictionaries, and other books for biblical […]

Maker of All

“Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.” – Proverbs 22:2 [NIV] The Lord is Maker of us all. Whether we are rich or poor, tall or short… whatever nationality, religious affiliation, etc., the Lord is Maker of us all. The Bible says that we are all made […]

Wise Woman from Tekoa

“All of us must die eventually. Our lives are like water spilled out on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again. But God does not just sweep life away; instead, he devises ways to bring us back when we have been separated from him.” – 2 Samuel 14:14 [NLT] This verse is found in […]