If you are like I was as a kid, you may wonder what Good Friday is even about, aside from a mark on the calendar before we pull out Easter eggs. What is it about this day that sets it off as sacred? What is it about the day that makes it “Good”? Continue reading What’s So Good about Good Friday?
All of us have a longing and restlessness for something beyond our physical and emotional needs. We either try to satisfy or silence this longing, but the truth is, God has set eternity in our hearts. But what does this mean? Continue reading Longing
God is concerned with our wholeness- mind, body, and soul. He has surprised me on multiple occasions by the reality that He is Yahweh-Rophe- the LORD who heals. Continue reading Yahweh-Rophe: The LORD Heals
I used to think what a miracle it would be if stones actually cried out in worship to God (Luke 22:40). Now I know the miracle is not that the stones and rocks and stars could cry out in worship to God- but it’s that they actually do! (You don’t want to miss minute 4 of the video I share here) Continue reading Crying Rocks, Singing Stars
Reflecting on the names of God can help us know Him better and draw nearer to Him. This name of God has been speaking to some of my deepest felt needs, so I wanted to share it. I hope it encourages you as well! Continue reading Yahweh Jireh: The LORD Will Provide
What is the secret to wisdom and knowledge? It’s source might surprise you. Find out in this video: Read more on this topic here: The Key to Both Wisdom and Knowledge Don’t forget to subscribe: You might also like: The Secret … Continue reading The Secret to Wisdom and Knowledge
God is always whispering “I love you!” to us. I don’t always notice it, but here are a few examples of things I’ve noticed lately. Continue reading The Pot Story- A God Story
In what has been referred to as the most beautiful short story of ancient times, we meet a character who dances between empty and full throughout the story. Continue reading The Best Short Story of Ancient Times
He runs the opposite direction of God’s command, gets swallowed by a large ocean creature, cries out to God who delivers him, carries out God’s command, and asks God to take his life when he observes the aftermath. The end might leave one wondering- does Jonah ever get it? Continue reading Did Jonah Ever Get It?
What does El-Shaddai mean, anyway? This name is rich in meaning, and holds promise for us in every season. Continue reading El-Shaddai: Mighty to Nurture and Supply
What does the name of God Adonai mean? It was definitely the hardest for me to write about so far. It carries with it a hard but very sweet truth. Adonai means Master. Continue reading The Names of God: Adonai
Ancient Hebrew was written without the vowels. This special name for God was written in Hebrew with the consonants YHWH. German translations used the vowels JHVH. After not speaking this name for over 900 years, God’s people weren’t sure what vowels to add in. Since they often used Adonai as a replacement name for this sacred, unspoken name, they simply put the vowels of Adonai into the German translation to make Jehovah. Most scholars believe it should actually be translated as Yahweh. Continue reading Yahweh or Jehovah?
Yahweh is God’s personal and most sacred name, appearing more than 6,800 times in the Old Testament. It carries the reality that God is eternal, unchanging, and self-existent. It is also rich with the reality that He is holy and righteous to punish sin, and that He is love- ready to sacrifice and make a way for our relationship with Him to be restored. Continue reading Yahweh: God’s Personal Name
In this series, we are exploring the Hebrew names of God to help us draw closer to and delve deeper in our relationship with God. This post looks at what Elohim means, where it is in the Bible, and how it points us to God in a unique way. Continue reading Elohim: Most High, All-Powerful Creator
Throughout the Old Testament alone, around 20 different names are used to refer to the One true God of the Bible. But why are these names practically important in your everyday life? The answer lies in the meaning of life … Continue reading The Power of the Names of God in Your Life
Think about those people you feel you deeply love- and those that express that they love you. Now make a mental list of the things that confirm for you that this is real love. In short- how do you define … Continue reading What is Love?
Want to hear a true story about God working in our lives in real time? This is the next installment of the God Stories Project. Without this one, my Mom wouldn’t have survived childhood. And the rest- well, we would … Continue reading The Podium Story (A God Story)
Want to hear about the first time Elijah realized that God was working in his life and protecting him? Let him tell you all about it! Continue reading The Dresser Fell On Me