Tag Archives: Promised Land

October 12 – He Didn’t Take Us This Far to Leave Us

Revelation 12; Esther 2; Psalm 105:26-45 “He brought out His people with joy, His chosen ones with gladness.” (Psalm 105:43 NKJV) As David’s celebratory Psalm continued, he reminded the people of Israel how God had provided for them. He had … Continue reading

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March 30 – Finding and Following Godly Leaders

Matthew 24:1-31; Numbers 25-27; Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4 “Then Moses spoke to the Lord, saying: ‘Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, who may go out before them and go … Continue reading

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November 13 – Like Spiritual Spit and Baling Wire?

Lamentations 1-2 Hebrews 10:1-18 “The law is only an unclear picture of the good things coming in the future; it is not the real thing. The people under the law offer the same sacrifices every year, but these sacrifices can … Continue reading

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March 28 – Not My Will

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 Education is a difficult field to work in. The kids we deal with have been hurt in the past and carry a load of baggage. Sometimes school has hurt them; sometimes family … Continue reading

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August 23 – The Danger of Tolerance

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:18-32; Revelation 3:7-13 Tolerance is one of the greatest virtues in our society today. We are to tolerate people’s life choices, profane language, and any other difference we may have. In some cases, people are very intolerant … Continue reading

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July 6 – But Everyone Else Is Doing It!

Psalm 119:73-80; Joshua 23:1-16; Luke 10:13-16 It was the universal cry for justice in my childhood. I used it. My friends used it. It was our plea to fit in; to be accepted. “But mom! All the other kids are … Continue reading

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May 18 – Sin and Grace

Psalm 48; Numbers 24:1-14; Luke 1:26-38 The difference between “right” and “wrong” is never a matter of perspective. When someone wants to entice another person to do wrong, they always want you to look at the issue from “another view.” … Continue reading

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March 29 – Follow the Leader

Matthew 24:1-31; Numbers 25-27; Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4 I’ve told my principal that she needs to let me know if she’s being transferred because if she doesn’t have a spot available for me on her new staff, I’m going to … Continue reading

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March 28 – When God Says “No!” (Don’t Try Again!)

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 I tend to be impulsive. I make my plans, start working on them and then, in the middle of the actions, breathe silent prayers asking God to bless what I’m doing. How … Continue reading

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March 22 – Small

Matthew 20:1-16; Numbers 13-14; Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 I wonder why it is that I don’t remember the many different ways that God has protected me when I encounter a difficult situation. Trouble comes to me and I start whimpering, wondering why … Continue reading

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