from my reading · Thoughts

σκοπέω: consider for yourself

σκοπέω - to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how often do I just look at my circumstances and lose heart? When was the last time I contemplated - actually considered in depth- the eternal glory of God and heaven?… Continue reading σκοπέω: consider for yourself

Lunch Readings · Thoughts

To love with all

Fall break means more time for reading!  This week I started Dr. Helen Roseveare's book 'Living Sacrifice'.  In the preface, Dr. Roseveare expounds on what it means to be "a living sacrifice" (Romans 12) and show love for God (John 14:21). At the end, she writes thoughtfully about what it means to love God with… Continue reading To love with all

Music · Thoughts

Saturday Song: See the Conqueror

This is a new song we've recently started singing at church.  There is a wonderful version by Jenny & Tyler on Youtube.  This is the original hymn text a good friend of mine showed me this week.  There are 10 verses (yes, 10!), but all part of the same, amazing, wonderful, true story. See, the… Continue reading Saturday Song: See the Conqueror


Psalm 34:4-7

I sought the LORD and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.   Psalm 34:4-5 After opening the Psalm with a heart and mouth full of praise to God, the psalmist goes back and gives reason to his praise:… Continue reading Psalm 34:4-7