Listen · Obedience · servant · the Word

listen… He’s speaking…

[Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash] “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1Samuel 3:10 NIV listening… it’s more than just hearing… To listen includes a response of obedience… The verse says it all… Speak… Your servant… is listening… Servants not only hear their Lord… but they do what He says… A response of joyful obedience… when He speaks… And…… Continue reading listen… He’s speaking…

Apologize · Confess · Hearing · Perspective · the Word

sometimes… you just need to apologize…

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. Romans 10:17 ESV A new perspective on reading God’s Word… When you get distracted… sometimes… you need to apologize… I heard the perspective in a current read… I was at a motel and out of my usual routine of time and place… I…… Continue reading sometimes… you just need to apologize…

the Word · Wonder · Worship

white-hot worship… can you imagine…?

Our ultimate goal in reading the Bible is that God’s infinite worth and beauty would be exalted in the everlasting, white-hot worship of the blood-bought bride of Christ from every people, language, tribe, and nation. –John Piper, Reading the Bible Supernaturally John Piper sets a clear foundation for the way we are to read the Bible……… Continue reading white-hot worship… can you imagine…?

Hard · Planting · Quiet · Seeds · the Word

the quiet of planting…

I’ve known planting seeds to be hard… dirty… work… but it can also be quiet… even when you’re planting seeds of faith… You turn the dirt… stirring a heart… a mind… to think… Lay down a seed… speaking the Word… trust something is happening… Turning… sowing… Turning… sowing… The dirt doesn’t reveal one thing about…… Continue reading the quiet of planting…