Psalm 16

Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. O my soul, you have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You.” As for the saints who are on the earth, “They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” Their sorrows shall be multiplied who hasten after another god; Their drink offerings of blood I … Read more

There is Peace When I Seek

Life on this earth can be incredibly noisy at times: the world constantly seems to be screaming, spinning dizzying circles with its loudness. I, for one, relish quiet moments, for it is when I am still before God that I fully recognize who He is. Yes, Scripture tells us we are to give a mighty … Read more

Our Praise

Many of the chapters of Psalm are a beautiful insight into the heart of David. Psalm 19 is another one of these great chapters. Psalm 19 consists of three parts: nature worshiping God, the glory of God, and a prayer for purity. First, verses 1-6 show nature worshiping God. Verses 1 and 4 say “The … Read more

In God There is Peace

The dark, ponderous cloud of unrest—we are all familiar with it. Many times, when I felt anxious or troubled in the spirit, I would flip directly to the Book of Psalms and turn to chapter 23. Such peace emanated from just 6 verses, granting me comfort and stillness in the mind and heart. However, I … Read more

Not Forgotten

Have you ever felt forgotten or alone? Perhaps the behaviors of friends or family make you feel like they have no idea of the struggles you’re going through, or even care. When the fight is seems to be one lonely person against the world, shrinking away from the enormity of the challenge seems like the … Read more

Not a Hair of Your Head Shall be Singed

Believer in Jesus, you will never have to escape from those tongues of flame which will lick up the sea. You will not be alarmed at the melting mountains—you will be safe—not a hair of your head shall be singed. Oh, what do you owe to sovereign grace for such an escape as this! Bless … Read more

Compassionate and Gracious

People need compassion. Everyone does the wrong thing, often. Guilt hurts, especially when mistakes lead to broken relationships. When the Israelites treated God with contempt, they had a broken relationship with Him (Numbers 14). Despite their grumbling and lack of gratitude though, God led their children into the Promised Land. He had compassion on them. … Read more

February Prayer Meeting

Hello All! This month’s prayer meeting will be on Friday, February 24th at 6:30 AM PST OR 9:30 AM EST OR 10:30 PM Asia (Singapore/China/Hong Kong) time OR 2:30 PM GMT on Zoom. The link will be posted around thirty minutes prior to the meeting. Yes, this is the Friday during winter break! There’ll be … Read more

Be Still

“Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10 ESV).  This is a verse we are probably all familiar with. It is quoted often and used as a word of comfort for us in times of trouble. Though we may hear the verse often, I want to give a reminder of its absolute truth. … Read more

Psalm 147

Praise ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely. The Lord doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel. He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by … Read more