Fail · Promises · Rest

He promises rest…

The Hebrew translated as rest… katapausis… 1 a putting to rest. 1A calming of the winds. 2 a resting place. 2A metaph. the heavenly blessedness in which God dwells, and of which he has promised to make persevering believers in Christ partakers after the toils and trials of life on earth are ended. –Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon In a rest-less world……… Continue reading He promises rest…

Presence · Promises · Seeing · Wonder

wondering where He was… in the whatever…

Wondering where I saw Him today… on this whatever sort of day… a day of doing whatever came next… The busy-ness of the day went from making coffee… unloading the dishwasher… to daily routines… including cleaning the kitty litter box… at one point my husband beckoned me out to see the sunrise… this was how the…… Continue reading wondering where He was… in the whatever…

12 words till Christmas · Faith · Hope · Promises · Reality

11 words till Christmas… faith…

With 11 days until Christmas…by faith… I hear the word faith…as the next word of Christmas…Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen;it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.Hebrews 11:1 NLTFaith… confidence in what we hope for…assurance… certainty… about what we do not see…Faith… it’s how I’m approaching these…… Continue reading 11 words till Christmas… faith…

1 Kings 8:56 · Battle · Promises · Rest in Him · Sojourn

rest in Him… 1 Kings 8:56…

“Blessed be the Lord who has given rest to his people Israel,according to all he promised. Not one word failed of all his good promise,which he spoke by Moses his servant. …”1 Kings 8:56 ESVYes… the Lord gives rest to His people…but it’s not all rest…After wandering forty years…Israel entered the Promised Land…but no rest…… Continue reading rest in Him… 1 Kings 8:56…