Tag Archives: Trust

Faith in Matthew’s Gospel

  Faith, believing, and unbelief are frequently used terms in Matthew, all originating with the Greek pistis. When modern people use terms like faith or belief they typically are referring to some type of cognitive assent-I believe certain things to … Continue reading

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Psalm 34 The Experienced Faithfulness of God

Psalm 34 Of David, when he feigned madness before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. 1 I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2 My soul … Continue reading

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Psalm 33 The Earth is Full of the Steadfast Love of God

Psalm 33  1 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous. Praise befits the upright. 2 Praise the LORD with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings. 3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully … Continue reading

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Exodus 16: A Crisis of Trust

Exodus 16: 1-36 The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from … Continue reading

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Psalm 23- The LORD as Shepherd, Host and Destination

Psalm 23 <A Psalm of David.> 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3 he restores my soul. He leads me in … Continue reading

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Psalm 11: Confident Faith in the Midst of Trouble

Psalm 11 To the leader. Of David. 1 In the LORD I take refuge; how can you say to me, “Flee like a bird to the mountains;  2 for look, the wicked bend the bow, they have fitted their arrow … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce: Part 2

4. The Language of Woundedness– Growing up, in seminary and even through the first several years of my ministry I never really knew what to do with much of the language of the prophets in the bible. At times it … Continue reading

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Living a Godly Life-A Sermon on Trusting

“No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. “Therefore I tell you, not to … Continue reading

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