Name Above All Names

One aspect Scripture places on trusting God is the emphasis on trusting in His name. Psalm 33:20-22 says, “Our soul waits for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name. Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.” But whatContinue reading “Name Above All Names”

The Goodness of God

“God is good.” While this is certainly a true statement of our heavenly Father’s character, in times of suffering God’s goodness often comes into question. How could such a loving God and Father allow us to endure such devastating circumstances? Why doesn’t He stop the pain and suffering? Certainly the all-powerful and sovereign God ofContinue reading “The Goodness of God”

Triumphal Procession

Our world is in the midst of a great crisis and pandemic with COVID-19. Incidentally, we are also in the midst of Holy Week, a time of reflecting upon Christ’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem and culminating in the celebration of His resurrection on Easter Sunday. Yet, we celebrate Easter in hindsight of events that, someContinue reading “Triumphal Procession”

Burdened Beyond Our Strength

Undoubtedly, we have all been there. Life’s circumstances have completely consumed us and we feel like we just can’t take anymore. Overwhelmed with our trials and the drudgery of day-to-day living, wondering when we will ever find relief, we despair of life itself. We never imagined that life would get so difficult or that ourContinue reading “Burdened Beyond Our Strength”

Steadfast Love

Lately, God has been drawing me in His Word to the theme of His steadfast love. Numerous times in my Bible readings I have come upon the phrase “the steadfast love of the LORD” or “your steadfast love” or some other Bible passage referencing God’s steadfast love. The theme of God’s steadfast love is prominentContinue reading “Steadfast Love”

“Have You Not Heard?”

When we encounter times of suffering, it is easy to get discouraged as we wait upon God in the midst of trials. As time moves on, and we face trials that overwhelm our ability to cope, we grow confused because we never thought these trials were supposed to get so difficult. Consequently, we tend toContinue reading ““Have You Not Heard?””