Keeping My Eyes Upon Jesus (Reflections on Matthew 14:31)

And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”Matthew 14:31 NKJV There is a song I remember hearing going to church growing up that goes, "Turn your eyes towards Jesus, look full on His wonderful face, and the things of earth …

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Joseph’s Obedience to God (And Our Freedom Through Christ Jesus)

Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Arise, take the young Child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word; for Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him.”Matthew 2:13 NKJV I have been reading in Matthew …

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Thank You God for a Peaceful Sleep (And Some Thoughts on Rest)

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalms 4:8 NKJV Aside from occasional sinus trouble (which leads me to snoring and dry mouth problems, but I digress...) and maybe the temperature not being quite right, I sleep peacefully at night. This came to …

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The Joy of the Lord as My Strength (Reflections on Nehemiah 8)

Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”Nehemiah 8:10 NKJV Tonight, I read Nehemiah 8. Immediately the verse I've …

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