Lord, if You are not present.

Lord, if You are not presentI don't want to go forward.I don't need to rush to the finishfor You are the beginning and the end.You are the Prize.If You are not presentnot even the greatest riches will satisfy.You are our treasure.If You are not presentI cannot love.I will be just a noise.And even when You… Continue reading Lord, if You are not present.

True stillness.

True peace is a rest in your soulknowing you can put your trust in the Lord,despite of what's going on around you.This peace doesn't change even if your circumstances do.It's a rest in your soul that fights off fear and anxiety.It's a rest that the devil is afraid of.It's a rest that keeps you still… Continue reading True stillness.

Girded with truth.

Lies.That's how the enemy gets to us.Making us think that God doesn'treally mean what He says.Making us think that the God of truthdoesn't really keep His promises.The enemy wants to deceive us.Maybe it's making us thinkwe are too far gone,that we are not lovable,that we will always be stuck in this mud.Making us think that… Continue reading Girded with truth.

Lord, may I love You.

Lord, may my love for You be so evident in my lifethat it scares the enemy away.May it effect every soulthat crosses my path.May I walk and talkonly in Your love.May it be the onlytalk my home hears.May every part of myheart, soul, mind and strength truly worship You.But may I never assumethat my love… Continue reading Lord, may I love You.

A billion loves do not even compare.

Jesus, all I want is You.To abide in You.To be in love with You.Even a billion loves do notcompare to the one You offer. This Love puts a new song in my heart.This Love hears my every tear.This Love loves me too much to leave me as I am.My heart cannot fathom its depthbecause even… Continue reading A billion loves do not even compare.

Rebellion of Jonah 1.

Running from God, Jonah feared.Nineveh was too intimidating of a nationthat his foot didn't even face that way.He fled.As far as he could run,God still interrupted his plans.Sent out a great windand this great tempest certainlygot Jonah's attention.His disobedience led him into the storm.Went from fearing the storm to fearing the Lord. But who are… Continue reading Rebellion of Jonah 1.

We’ve built barriers.

We've built barriersbetween our hearts and You.You knock for usto let You in.You want to burn downthe walls of our sin and errors.You want to correctthe parts of our heartsthat need to be corrected.And You come with a gift of Your love.But sometimes when we do allow You in,we allow You to residejust as a… Continue reading We’ve built barriers.

Always our Hope.

This laughter has a weary smile.This heart of joy has its pieces to pick back up.These friendly eyes have streams to dry.Because even if this soul is as bright as the sun,the Son needs to light its way even still.So no matter the conditions of our lives,Jesus will always need to be our hope. No… Continue reading Always our Hope.