A moment of stillness (57).

The incense of the soul. May my prayer be set before you as incense, the raising of my hands as the evening offering. Psalm 141:2 Most people don’t pray anymore. Some do but often wonder quietly if their prayers are acceptable to God. Did you know that our prayer can be as pleasant incense before…

A moment of stillness (46).

All your prayers are heard. All humanity will come to you, the one who hears prayer. Psalm 65:2 Not one of your prayers goes unheard. Even the prayers you don’t pray out loud make a sound in the atmosphere of heaven. There are angels of God recording all of your prayers! How often, though, do…

A moment of stillness (45).

Do not seek help from people. Give us aid against the foe, for human help is worthless. Psalm 60:11 There are times when God places someone in our path to guide and encourage us. We are also called to bear the burdens of one another but did you know that no human can help you…

A moment of stillness (12).

Privileged to stand in His presence. But will God indeed live on earth with humans? Even heaven, the highest heaven, cannot contain you, much less this temple I have built. 2 Chronicles 6:18 When faced with stillness, we are tempted to give in to the many thoughts that compete for our attention. I have recently…

A moment of stillness (3).

The God that relents. “Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of my people, ‘This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the Lord’s temple.’” 2 Kings 20:5 This is a…

A wise heart (1).

Learning to number our days. Psalm 90:12 says, So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. As we are quickly approaching the end of one year and the start of another, I was inspired to write a short series that will help us to pause for a moment…