A Parent’s Tongue

January 17 - Today's Readings - Genesis 49-50 and Psalms 17 My meditation today concerns the power of the tongue - in this case, Jacob's tongue - the words of a parent. The pronouncement of blessing or rebuke upon his children profoundly impacted whether they would be blessed and prosper or not. He had enormous "word power" by saying certain things and showing approval or disapproval towards Continue Reading


July 17 – Today’s Readings - Isaiah 52-54 and Psalms 17 What a beautifully detailed – but horrific picture Isaiah paints for us concerning the sufferings and sacrifice of Jesus. Isaiah 52:13-14 and Isaiah 53:2-11 read this way; “See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. Just as there were many who were appalled at him - his appearance was so Continue Reading