Have you Heard the Voice from the Mercy Seat?

Have you Heard the Voice from the Mercy Seat?

He heard the voice of One speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the Testimony, from between the two cherubim. (Numbers 7:89) God’s voice of mercy calls to each individual person. During his forty-year wilderness trek with the Israelites,...
Sovereign God Has It All Under Control

Sovereign God Has It All Under Control

When the Lord your God has destroyed the nations whose land he is giving you, and when you have driven them out and settled in their towns and houses, then… (Deuteronomy 19:1-2). When feeling frustrated and impatient with your current circumstances, it is comforting...
The Work of God’s Angry Hornet

The Work of God’s Angry Hornet

Moreover the Lord your God will send the hornet among them until those who are left, who hide themselves from you, are destroyed. (Deuteronomy 7:20) I do not like bees, wasps, hornets, or any other stinging insect. When I was just a child, I recall my dad mowing a...
Abiding in the Shadow of the Almighty

Abiding in the Shadow of the Almighty

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1 / NIV) God’s secret place of refuge nestles safely in His shadow. To be in the shadow of something requires relatively close proximity. Granted, the earth casts a...
Exhausted, But Still in Pursuit

Exhausted, But Still in Pursuit

When Gideon came to the Jordan, he and the three hundred men who were with him crossed over, exhausted but still in pursuit. (Judges 8:4, NKJV) I’m exhausted. Or, as we say in the South, worn slap out. Have you ever felt that way? When life hurtles along just outside...