sacrifice…

Offer to God the sacrifice of thanksgiving... Psalm 50:14 ESV Giving thanks... it seems it should be a joy... until you recognize what's at the heart of every...┬áThank You... A sacrifice... Thanksgiving means we lay down pride... and all delusions of self-sufficiency... We must concede... all we have and all we are... is from Him...… Continue reading sacrifice…

wait on Him… Isaiah 33:2…

O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for you.Be our arm every morning, our salvation in time of trouble.Isaiah 33:2 ESVThose who wait on the Lord...know they need His grace...His support...His salvation...With this self-knowledge of need...comes an expectation grace...The psalmist cries...O Lord... be gracious to us...we wait for You...The psalmist reveals his knowledge of… Continue reading wait on Him… Isaiah 33:2…

freedom… to be poor…

This feels like a long story...one I'm not sure where to begin...it's been so long in the making...The call to write... teach... encourage others in His Word...is not one I feel equipped... prepared... trained... to do...This place... this blog... this table...it's the place of rough stuff... first drafts...the pouring out... of what He's pouring in...So… Continue reading freedom… to be poor…

seven days…

Seven days... only... seven days till Christmas...this time next week... will bring the joy of celebration...Are you ready...?!The gift experienced yesterday... Behold, the Lamb of God...helped prepare a heart...grateful for the time and gift...grateful for the one with whom I went...Grateful for these twenty-five days...and the call to focus on Him...Christmas... a time of thanks...for… Continue reading seven days…