I share with you this AM not a specific name but a concept throughout Scripture and supported by many verses. The One true, triune God, is ALL–and all we need for a full, abundant life. Colossians 1:17 is a great place to begin thinking on this. “He existed before anything else, and he holds allContinue reading “Glory Glimpse: God as ALL”
Sometimes stating the obvious really does help. We see what we look at. If we spend our time looking at the things we stress over or hate–that is all we see! That does not lead to victorious living. Look to Jesus! After the Israelites defeated the Amalekites, Moses built an altar to Jehovah Nissi. The Lord,Continue reading “Glory Glimpse: Banner leading to victory”
Hope is a life necessity. It is an anchor that holds us in storms–and a power that propels us forward. Paul, writing to Timothy, call Jesus our Hope (1 Timothy 1:1) and in Colossians, he reminds that our Hope of Glory is Christ dwelling within us.
Christ was complex but not confused.
The eternality of God leaps forth from those names. Sometimes – far more often than we know, I suspect – we are confused about Truth and reality. We see something, assign a meaning or an interpretation, and try to struggle through what we have defined. These names encourage me to press through in confidence thatContinue reading “Glory Glimpse: Beginning and End. First and Last.”
Jesus Christ is a patient, persistent Guide. Confident of His power and purposes, He uses all of life to move toward Himself. He is doing the same for you. I am pretty stubborn and independent…willful. Jesus gently guides me back each time I wander from the sweetness of His ways. He does the same forContinue reading “Glory Glimpse: Guide”
God of Jeshurun. Okay, so this name is not exciting at first site…but if the ‘clouds’ ever weary you, you are going to love it! He is the “One who rides the heavens to help you…One who rides in excellency on the clouds. The refuge you hide in…the refuge supported by His eternal power andContinue reading “Glory Glimpse: Rider of the clouds!”
A word picture most of have heard of: Jesus is the Lion and the Lamb. Check out this beautiful insight from John Piper as you mull on this truth today. “Remove the lop-sided and distorted images of your Son that weaken our worship and lame our obedience. May the power of the Lion and theContinue reading “Glory Glimpse: The Lion and the Lamb”