The Deep Hurt

It came to me yesterday, really, the topic of this blog. How wounded must God's heart be. And in turn, once we wrap our minds around the concept, how much we must extol Him for His loving-kindness towards the sons of men. For anyone who knows me, they can easily assure you that when I… Continue reading The Deep Hurt

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Discontented

Listen up, folks. Goodness knows, this may be the first, and only time you ever hear this.Here goes.It's good to be discontent.It's good to want more.It's good to be so unsatisfied.When that feeling of insatiable desire comes over you, let it consume you. Utterly. Entirely.Before you click "X", let me explain.No, I'm not talking about… Continue reading Discontented

God’s Mercy in the Every Day (When Writer’s Block is Mercy)

I've had this topic on my mind for a good week, but each time I would think about it, it was like a delay. I didn't feel like it.... I guess I'm my own biggest delay. I did try to sit down and write, and I got two paragraphs in, almost story-form, and then the… Continue reading God’s Mercy in the Every Day (When Writer’s Block is Mercy)

The Attributes of God: Graciousness (A Compilation of Scriptures)

Genesis 33:11 Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took it. Ezra 9:8 And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the Lord our God, to leave us a remnant… Continue reading The Attributes of God: Graciousness (A Compilation of Scriptures)

Attributes of God: Compassionate (a compilation of Scriptures)

Deuteronomy 13:17 And there shall cleave nought of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the Lord may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers; Deuteronomy 30:3 That then the Lord thy God will turn thy… Continue reading Attributes of God: Compassionate (a compilation of Scriptures)

Attributes of God: Loving-Kindness (A compilation of Scriptures)

Psalm 17:7 Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee from those that rise up against them. Psalm 25:6 Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. Psalm 26:3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes:… Continue reading Attributes of God: Loving-Kindness (A compilation of Scriptures)

Attributes of God: Long-Suffering (A Short Compilation of Scriptures)

Exodus 34:6 And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, Numbers 14:18 The Lord is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the… Continue reading Attributes of God: Long-Suffering (A Short Compilation of Scriptures)

Looking Diligently: The Man Whom God Regards vs. The Man to Whom God Stands Afar Off

I was reading Isaiah 56 yesterday. I noted that there seemed to be 12 characteristics given for the people. 6 were pleasing to God, 6 were not. I think, all too often, we tend to assume that God is easily fooled. Even today as I continued on in Isaiah it came to me that we… Continue reading Looking Diligently: The Man Whom God Regards vs. The Man to Whom God Stands Afar Off