Tag Archives: David

To Wrestle with God

Jacob, alone in the wilderness and facing a crisis, has a wrestling match. He lasts through the night, refusing to let go, and demands a blessing. The Lord gives him that blessing but leaves him with a humbling reminder of their interaction, a limp. This Jacob becomes Israel, which means to struggle or wrestle with…
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He Restores My Soul

“He restores my soul” Psalm 23:3 How is your soul? A favorite song of mine is “It is well with my soul.” Sometimes I sing it out because its truth resonates with me and sometimes it burns in my chest as I long to sense its assurance. Although I’ve experienced redemption, my soul can feel…
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Least Likely

God reveals His glory in unlikely places through unlikely people. He probably does that because His glory shows brighter to us in those situations. I think He also has a sense of humor about it and enjoys our surprise, even as it builds our faith. Some of my favorite “least likelys” include: David – as…
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Teacher’s Tongue

Back to school! As a kid, I always loved this time of year. A new class, fresh notebooks, the anticipation of what I would learn. Even now, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils makes me happy. Learning has always been an adventure for me and I’ve had the benefit of many gifted and committed teachers.…
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