Sheol: basically, the grave; being swallowed up in death
Ever feel like running away and hiding from everyone? It doesn’t work with God. Even in the quiet, He’s there. He hasn’t let go.
Not only does God know all my doings, none of them surprise Him. He knows before they come.
I am never alone–God is always there, He always sees. He knows my every outward move, and can see the inside, too. Nothing is ever lost from His eyes.
The heart of man is fertile ground For every evil ever found: Injustice, greed, And every breed Of lust and hate in there is bound. God cannot call the sinner just. To tell a lie would break all trust: No judge to rule Oppressors cruel, No vengeance for those crushed to dust. But though all… Read More Tolerance of God
Yikes! It’s been so long since I’ve managed to get a blog posted. I have been working on it, in case anyone wonders, but only now is it ready. First of all, we did share stories in December, and here are some new stories, following the Story in Letters rules. Dear Charlie by Hannah Christensen… Read More More Story Updates
When I was sixteen, I was a camper at Outdoor Week. One could pick either a week of backpacking or a week of canoeing, and I picked backpacking. Knowing it would be hard work, I prepared by loading up a backpack we had at home with books and taking walks with it throughout the spring.… Read More Backpacking
Angels flood the sky with light. “Behold the King who comes tonight: Christ, anointed for the the task, Declaring war with God is past.” Every man there shakes in fear From the messenger they hear. “Glory be to God on high! Hear the sign of Savior nigh: In a manger you will see Jesus, wrapped… Read More Abecedarian Christmas
“Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.” Psalm 119:54 When I read through Psalm 119, the psalmist’s eulogies on the word of God and his love for it tend to overwhelm and dishearten me when compared to how my own affections fall short. It’s not just the promises and blessings… Read More Singing Statutes
Faith. Believing, trusting that something is so, even when you cannot see it. Faith does not make something so–it doesn’t matter how hard I believe that fence is not electric, if it is, it will still shock me when I touch it. God is true, whether or not anyone believes, and He does what He… Read More Not by Sight