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The Lord Is Nearer Than You Realized

Posted onSeptember 11, 2015 | by: Marc Puhl | 0 comments

The Lord's nearness to the righteous does not mean that they don't suffer. From verses 13-14 you could erroneously conclude that if one does good, good days will automatically come. This is not the case however. Verse 17 reaffirms the act of deliverance in verses 4-6 and expands on this deliverance to include all troubles....Keep Reading

Can What You Worship See and Save?

Posted onAugust 28, 2015 | by: Wil Anderson | 1 comments

In this meditation we will look at the Fighter Verses from Psalm 34.15-16, "The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous and his ears toward their cry. The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth." We will ask 1) What is the nature of God's behavior toward the righteous and toward evildoers? 2) What are the results of God's behavior? and 3) What does this mean for us? ...Keep Reading

Wait for the Superior Portion

Posted onMay 8, 2015 | by: Elijah Layfield | 0 comments

How can we fight for hope when it seems our portion is nothing but pain, misery, and emptiness? In Lamentations 3.24-26, Jeremiah teaches us that God is the superior, satisfying portion. We must quietly wait for the Lord to fill our plates with his fullness. "Wait for the Superior Portion: A Meditation on Lamentations 3.24-26." ...Keep Reading

Thoughts on Grace

Posted onApril 27, 2015 | by: Marc Puhl | 0 comments

I have been a Christian for 23 years, and I find it sad that I am just now starting to realize what His true grace really means. My eyes and soul have been opened the past week to the fact that I think about Jesus and my relationship with Him too much with my mind and wasn't doing it from a heart perspective. It is going to take some time for me to really embrace this, but maybe this is why , that I have struggled all of these years feeling that "unspeakable joy" that others have shared with me about their relationship with Him....Keep Reading