And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. (1 Peter 5:10)
O Lord. Let this verse sink into my soul and take deep root in my thinking. This is the hope to which we were called. Thank you for calling us to yourself in Christ, that we might experience your love and grace.
And his disciples answered him, “How can one feed these people with bread here in this desolate place?” And he asked them, “How many loaves do you have?” They said, “Seven.” And he directed the crowd to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven...
Holy, holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, who is, and who is to come.
Forgive us Lord, for I fear we have lost the awe due the Lord of tempests, fjords, canyons, and quasars. Too often we allow our devotion to be constrained by the glorified conference rooms in which we worship. As the PowerPoint clicks to the next slide in the popular worship song we forget that the God we address from our comfortable office chair holds the world in His hands and propels the wind and sea with His voice.