Day 23 – Do You Want a Blessed Life or a Unicorn Existence?

King David was not a perfect person. And though he had a deep love for God, David took some very self-centered actions—such as sleeping with a trusted warrior’s wife and then having that man killed in battle to cover up … Continued

Day 17 – Cursed No More!

I find no difficulty identifying the two worst days in the history of our planet. The first was when Adam and Eve joined the cosmic rebellion, and the second was the day that the human race crucified the Lord of … Continued

Day 16 – Secure In Christ

A while back, our son and daughter-in-law purchased a house that was in bad shape. Had the structure weathered another season of neglect, they likely would have torn it down. But as it was, the zealous homeowners decided to begin … Continued

Day 14 – Finding Strength in God

If ever God had a favorite child, it would have been David—the shepherd boy made king. In spite of his flaws and failures, David unashamedly expressed his love for the Lord through praise, worship, and even dance. David was favored … Continued

What in the World Is Happening?

Massive hurricanes. Earth-altering earthquakes. Epic floods. Out-out-of-control wildfires. Add to the mix terrorism and social chaos, and the threat of nuclear war, and we find plenty of reasons to be unsettled. It seems as though the end of time is … Continued

Why So Much Adversity in Life?

Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes its jewels with. –Robert Leighton, pastor and scholar When David and his men arrived at the town, they found it burned down. Their wives, sons, and daughters had been kidnapped. David and the … Continued