Originally posted March 19, 2020, at Women of Purpose. There’s no good place to break Romans 8:31–39, really. My last post only covered the questions that Paul was asking as he built to his magnificent conclusion. If this entire passage is, as James Boice declares, “the Everest of the letter, and thus the highest peak … Continue reading Romans 8:35-39, More Than Conquerors
Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. —Psalm 5:1–2 “Would you please pray for me?” I’m sure you’ve not only received this request, but you’ve asked it yourself. Requests for prayer are not … Continue reading Let Us Pray
From my desk next to an upstairs window I have a view of the upper branches of one of our backyard trees. The tree is decked in her fresh, new Spring leaves. This morning the leaves are wet with rain and the wind is fitfully tossing the branches to and fro. And from my seat … Continue reading Are You Storm-Tossed And Weary?
Do you have a favorite Psalm? With 150 sacred songs in the book of Psalms, it may be difficult to narrow the possibilities to only one (and really, choosing a favorite isn't necessary). There is a Psalm for every moment life, and yet, there is one specific Psalm to which I return again and again. … Continue reading The Life-Giving Comfort of Psalm 139