Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Seek My FACE”

In Psalm 27:8, God commands David: “Seek My face.” What does it mean to seek God’s face? We get a hint earlier in the Psalm, where in verse 4 David says that the one thing he desires more than anything … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

This Week in “Paradise” July 30

Pow … Bam … Zap! I omitted a story from last week’s “Paradise” that Cheryl thought was too good to pass over. It comes from my last doctor’s appointment. I have had some random, but pretty sharp pains in my … Continue reading

Posted in Home & Family Life, This Week In Paradise (pastors family blog) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Psalm 3:3 “Thou, O Lord” Part II: “My Glory”

     One of my favorite stories from the Civil War happened in a battle when a New York regiment was coming under heavy fire from the Confederate line.  The colonel of an adjoining regiment came over to tell the leader of … Continue reading

Posted in Home & Family Life, POTS (dysautonomia) articles, Sermons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Left Alone With God

Genesis 32:24 says, “Then Jacob was left alone.”  Verse 23 says that he had just sent his wives and children and flocks and everything else that he had, across the Jabbok River into the Promised Land, where he was awaiting … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mind or Mouth?

In reading Proverbs 15:14 I noticed a most interesting parallel.  If you are familiar with Proverbs, you know that most of the book is composed of verses of wisdom which are presented in the form of parallelism: comparing or contrasting … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ask — and Seek!

Psalm 27:4 says “One thing I have asked of the Lord, that I shall seek …”.  Notice the two important phrases here:  “I have asked …” and “I shall seek”.  Each of these actions is important, and necessary in its own … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“This Week in Paradise” July 23

This week in the “Paradise” otherwise known as the pastor’s home seemed to revolve around foreign language, and of course our new baby kitten, Eponine! You’ve Got the Wrong Person I have told people before that Cheryl & I have … Continue reading

Posted in Home & Family Life, This Week In Paradise (pastors family blog) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment