He Restores My Soul

He Restores My Soul

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul” (Psalm 23:1-3). This past week, Sandy and I got out of the snow for a few days and traveled to Tomales Bay for some much-needed...
Necessary Rest

Necessary Rest

“And Jesus said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest awhile.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure, even to eat’” (Mark 6:31). Since none of us are super men or super women, the daily responsibilities of life cause...
He is Our Dwelling Place

He is Our Dwelling Place

The following is taken from Morning and Evening Devotions by Charles H. Spurgeon “The eternal God is your refuge” (Deuteronomy 33:27). The word refuge may be translated “mansion,” or “abiding- place,” which gives the thought that God is our abode, our home.  There is...
WILL GOD BE FAITHFUL?

WILL GOD BE FAITHFUL?

Psalm 22 contains some of the most heart-wrenching cries to God recorded in all of the Psalms. God himself is on trial and David asks, “Will God remain faithful?” This is the song of a believer who experiences great suffering and wonders where God is. It is a psalm...