Neh 8:10 – His Strength

Do you sometimes feel absolutely wretched – separated from God and following His ways? The people in the time of Ezra felt like this. Ezra read God’s Word to them, and the people wept. They understood how far they had fallen from God’s commandments.  But Ezra encouraged them, and those same words are offered to… Continue reading Neh 8:10 – His Strength

Psa 34:5 – Sparkling

Shame; “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour.” How often in your life do you experience this feeling? We just said a hurtful thing about a close friend. We were angry with a family member. We were dishonest at work. Shame destroys our happiness, health, and… Continue reading Psa 34:5 – Sparkling

Heb 4:13 – Naked

“Take your clothes off and stand over there.” Regardless of who said this to you, even a doctor, you would feel very uncomfortable. Adam and Eve were naked in the beginning, and “were not ashamed” (Genesis 2:25). However, after they disobeyed God they felt ashamed and covered themselves with leaves. We may think we can… Continue reading Heb 4:13 – Naked