Blessings

twice in twenty-four hours…

Twice in twenty-four hours…I was blessed by prayer…Interceding… it’s one of the things Believers do…He’s called me to a ministry…of being available to pray for others…I even wear a button at church…asking How can I pray for you…?So often I pray for others…sometimes they ask me for prayer…other times… I offer…And the prayers I pray…… Continue reading twice in twenty-four hours…

Blessings · Help · Hope · Repent · Restoration · Returning · Save · Wait on Him

wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…

“So you, by the help of your God, return,hold fast to love and justice,and wait continually for your God.”Hosea 12:6 ESVThe prophet Hosea… gave a word from God… to Jacob…Jacob… who in the womb… took his elder brother’s heel… vied for a position of authority…Jacob… who strove with God… whose name was changed to Israel……… Continue reading wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…

Blessings · Hard · Wrestling

really hard…

It’s really hard… in our brokenness…to come to grips… with His holiness…Really… hard…Our broken emotions…skewed reasoning…confused understanding…make it difficult…to see His grace in hard things…to see His way in the dark…when death brings life…and love bears all things…It’s hard… to wrestle with God…but that’s what He invites us to do…like Jacob… renamed Israel… God-wrestler…But Jacob…… Continue reading really hard…

Blessings · Faithfulness · Joy

blessings… a la joy…

Most of my adult life… I’ve had a hard time receiving blessings with joy…I suppose I believed I didn’t deserve joy…didn’t deserve blessings…As a pragmatic pessimist…I saw the fleeting nature of joy…it will pass and leave you flat…disappointment sure to follow…It’s absolutely crazy…it’s not fun…it’s stupid…The greatest blessing I’ve received lately…is freedom to receive… blessings……… Continue reading blessings… a la joy…

Blessings · Obedience

a day for blessing… and being blessed…

A day for blessing… and being blessed…in the offering of myself to others… for His use… at His call…I find myself blessed… a truth found in His Word…Whoever brings blessing will be enriched,and the one who waters will himself be watered.Proverbs 11:25 ESVIt feels odd to receive such a blessing… by being obedient… in blessing…… Continue reading a day for blessing… and being blessed…

Blessings · Faithfulness · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 107… and blessings of His beloved…

Daniel… greatly beloved… by God…And [the angel] said to me, O Daniel,you greatly beloved man, understand the wordsthat I speak to you and stand upright,for to you I am now sent.Daniel 10:11 AmpAnd he said, O man greatly beloved, fear not!Peace be to you! Be strong, yes, be strong,And when he had spoken to me,…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 107… and blessings of His beloved…