Be Strong & Bold!

Just one quick but good thought for the day…

Be strong and bold… because it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6

These were among Moses parting words to the Israelites when he told them that they would be crossing over into new land—the Promised Land.

A new anything—job, move, etc.—can seem daunting. But be strong and bold moving forward. God goes with you if you keep Him with you.

Your Promised Land waits!

Take a Lesson from the Israelites: Stop Wandering Your Desert!

Some think the story of the Israelites wandering the desert for 40 years is old news. Well, I have news for you: it’s very much new news. Look at us—and I mean all of us on this planet. We’re wandering our world aimlessly. We fight and kill each other, watch as so many starve and die, and seemingly can’t agree on a thing. I mean, just what is this life about and where are we going? That’s where each one of us comes into the picture. Continue reading

Is the Lord Among Us or Not?

“What kind of question is that? It’s the question (Exodus 17:7) that the Israelites asked all the time as they wandered the desert for 40 years. It’s the question buried in the devil’s temptation of Jesus in his desert of 40 days. It’s the question that we ask as we wander the deserts in our own lives. There’s a consistent theme at play here—wandering and questioning. As long as we wander our deserts we will ask the same question—Is God really with us, if he’s real at all?—or simply stop asking because God is nothing to us.  Continue reading