The Torn Veil: A Greater Relationship 

Matthew 27:50-51 50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. 51 And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split. Psalm 16:11 You make known to me the path of life;in your presence there is fullness of joy;at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. As Jesus breathed …

Humble Obedience

Matthew 23:1-12 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, 3 so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. 4 They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger. 5 They …

Lament to Praise: Trusting God’s Vindication

Psalm 79 O God, the nations have come into your inheritance;    they have defiled your holy temple;    they have laid Jerusalem in ruins.2 They have given the bodies of your servants    to the birds of the heavens for food,    the flesh of your faithful to the beasts of the earth.3 They have poured out their blood like water    all around Jerusalem,    and there was no one to bury them.4 We have become a taunt to our neighbors,    mocked and …

How am I waiting?

Matthew 5:20–26 Jesus said, “I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not murder’; and ‘whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that if you are angry with …

Revealing the Sign: Insights from Luke 11

Luke 11:29-32 29 When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, “This generation is an evil generation. It seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah. 30 For as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of Man be to this generation. 31 The queen of the South will rise up at …

Divine Invitation

Isaiah 55 5 “Come, everyone who thirsts,    come to the waters;and he who has no money,    come, buy and eat!Come, buy wine and milk    without money and without price.2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,    and your labor for that which does not satisfy?Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good,    and delight yourselves in rich food.3 Incline your ear, and …

The Heart’s Compass

Matthew 25:31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. 34 Then the King will …

#Blessed.

Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;  2 but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that …

Dirty Word

Joel 2:1-2 Blow a trumpet in Zion;    sound an alarm on my holy mountain!Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble,    for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near,2 a day of darkness and gloom,    a day of clouds and thick darkness!Like blackness, there is spread upon the mountains    a great and powerful people;their like has never been before,    nor will be again after them    through the years of …

New Song Alert! • Worthy Of It All

Worthy Of It All was written by David Brymer and Ryan Hall in 2012, but did not gain widespread popularity until the 2021 release by CeCe Winans. It features a very singable melody and a simple 3-part structure that is easy to remember. The themes and lyrics of the song derive from the Books of Revelation and Colossians. Themes include: …