Tag: perspective

When Moving is Like Staying Put

For you bless the godly, O Lord; you surround them with your shield of love. – Psalm 5:12 We’ve put the house up for sale. Moving is in our future. We’ve always lived a very nomadic kind of… Read More

Weight of Glory

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day. For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond… Read More

Do You Have Plans or A Purpose?

You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. – Proverbs 19:21 Something struck me about this verse this week. The word purpose. The dictionary defines purpose as an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal…. Read More

It’s Not You, It’s Me

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your… Read More

Happy Anniversary to Joni & Friends! #JAF35Years

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. – 2 Corinthians I vividly remember the moment I realized that I was not going… Read More

The Gaze

For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the powerful coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. We saw his majestic splendor with our own eyes – 2 Peter 1:16 I’ve had moments that… Read More

Questioning the I AM

God replied to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. Say this to the people of Israel: I AM has sent me to you.” – Exodus 3:14 I’m prone to asking questions. The worse things get, the more insistent… Read More

Are You Homebound, or Bound for Home?

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare… Read More

Land, Ho!

For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace. For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ. – John 1:16-17 Sometimes I fancy myself a great explorer. I’m… Read More

Perspective Revisited

Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the… Read More