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Eyes Wide Open

“Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.” Psalm 119:18   Do you find the Bible boring? Have you tried reading it, but either it doesn’t make sense, doesn’t seem to apply to your life, or you just don’t seem to get it? Perhaps the problem lies in not preparing to read it. Just as we must shop before we cook or pack before we travel, savoring the journey in God’s Word also requires some preparation. How do you get ready to read the Bible? I’m glad you asked! The answer: You pray! If you have no words …

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From the Universe to My Heart

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”  Psalm 19:1 The Psalmist takes us on a journey in Psalm 19 – beginning by drawing our gaze to the heavens. All of creation cries out wordlessly, unceasingly, and universally: There is a God! Look at what He has done! While creation makes a strong case for God’s existence, we need more. We see His divine glory in the universe, but we long to know His divine plan. His divine WORD provides the answers. David uses powerful words to describe the WORD in Psalm 19, verses 7-9: Perfect Trustworthy …