Monthly Archives: September 2023

Reaping What You Sow

While Absalom was offering the sacrifices, he sent for Ahithophel, one of David’s counselors who lived in Giloh. Soon many others also joined Absalom, and the conspiracy gained momentum. (2 Samuel 15:12 NLT)   Ahithophel’s betrayal of David was rooted in David’s sin. David was reaping what he had sown.   An insidious web spun […]

The Brevity of Life

Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom.  (Psalms 90:12 NLT) The brevity of life is a reality, but we often view it as a fantasy. Most deal with the brevity of life by just ignoring it. I had an epiphany a few years back: Gravity wins. You […]

Sometimes God Says No

So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from becoming proud. Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” (2 […]