A Refuge in Turbulence

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,” (Psalm 46:1-2) There’s never a time when God is not present, but his presence often feels more real when we face trials. […]

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The Day of Small Things

“For whoever has despised the day of small things shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel.” (Zechariah 4:10 a ESV) It had been a very long “day” of small things for Zerubbabel. He had been given the task of finishing the work of rebuilding the temple, and the work […]

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The Good Shepherd

There is a story of a troupe of soldiers during Word War One, who tried to steal a flock of sheep from a hillside near Jerusalem. The sleeping shepherd woke up as his terrified flock was being driven, or rather, chased off by these rough men in the direction of a waiting lorry. The shepherd […]

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The Lord Our Guardian (Part 2)

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip – he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The […]

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The Lord, Our Guardian

“I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper; […]

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The Lord Keeps a Record of Your Tears

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8 The Lord Saw David’s Tears; He Sees Yours Too Note that not one single sorrow or tear goes unnoticed by the Lord. “You keep track of ALL my sorrows…..ALL […]

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