A Reader Challenge

A lovely dance took place in the tabernacle as the priests went about their duties—a sort of tango coordinating the activities inside the Holy Place with those taking place out in the courtyard. Just as the knife was put to the sacrifice, for example, a priest in the Holy Place removed the used up coals […]

A Long Way Home

I love Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (NIV). These words bring such hope to my heart. Most recently I read them in the Chronological Study Bible which brought me […]

A Life for a Life

I love Psalm 18 – until I get about a third of the way through, anyway. David is desperate in this poem. He describes feeling as though he’s entangled, coiled in seaweed, sinking to the deepest part of the ocean. Hope is gone. He’s a dead man sinking. He drifts ever lower, but manages to […]