Archive for August, 2022

Anxious? Confused? Fearful?

Habakkuk 3 begins with the prophet’s prayer to the Lord. Habakkuk heard God’s complaint and understood coming judgment was due to the need to purge evil from Israel. Certainly, the nation had been given plenty of opportunities because God is righteous as well as sovereign. There is no way God could continue to overlook the tremendous and continuing evil that existed within Israel. It had become a tremendous stench in God’s nostrils, which required Him to deal with it.

Continue Reading August 9, 2022 at 1:59 PM 1 comment

Welcoming the Enemy

Finally, bathe your life in prayer throughout the day. Make sure you are in constant communication with God. Don’t try to do this on your own. Psalm 37 tells us in part to “Trust the Lord and do good. Dwell in the land and feed on His faithfulness.” The implication is that we are to ignore or not be taken down by evil but instead focus on doing good and trusting the Lord to provide for us.

The more we trust Him, the more faithful He will appear to us.

Continue Reading August 8, 2022 at 12:26 PM 3 comments

What Does the Lord Delight In?

Simply put, God is pleased when a person makes the correct decision to do the correct things. Remember how often I’ve talked about fearing the Lord? We need to remember to place the word “offending” after the word “fear” and before “the Lord” to get the gist of what the Psalmist is saying. “The Lord takes pleasure in those who fear (offending) Him…” This is not the fear of God pouring out His wrath or anger on us for slipping up. It’s the idea that our devotion to and love for God is so great that we simply do not want to cause Him any grief through our words, thoughts, or actions.

Continue Reading August 2, 2022 at 1:07 PM 3 comments


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