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A Fragrant Garden

A Fragrant Garden

A garden is a place of beauty, and productivity. God has a garden with two aspects; the first is that into which we enter and find the beauty, peace, rest, and refreshment of His presence as we fellowship with Him. It is here that we are fashioned and incorporated into His garden as the seed […]

Light For The Journey

Light For The Journey

Are you going through a dark tunnel? Is the road ahead dimmed by uncertainty? Do you have questions of why this or why that? Does it seem like darkness that is all around is weighing heavily upon you and oppressing you? Well I have good news for you today: God said, “I will make darkness […]

The Shepherd And The Sheep

The Shepherd And The Sheep

Sheep comprise a large part of the agricultural life and livelihood of the Near Eastern people, including the Hebrews, and are mentioned in the Bible more than 500 times. They are also a very fitting symbol of the people of God. David, the Psalmist, and king of Israel, had been a shepherd in his youth […]

Powerful Words

Powerful Words

You will notice in today’s poem (written by Rose Hill’s brother, Everett, as he reflected on Psalm 46) an oft-repeated phrase, “I am”. This is not only the title and name by which God introduced Himself to Moses and the people of Israel in Exodus 3:14, but it was and remains a present-tense statement for […]

Days Of Trouble

Days Of Trouble

Eliphaz may have been erroneous in his assessment that Job’s trouble was because of error in his lifestyle, but he had it right when he said, “…man is born to trouble…” (Job 5:7). Sorrow, labor, toil, grief, pain, trouble, misery, fatigue, and exhaustion, could all explain the original Hebrew word used here. If you have […]

How Do I Enter Into God’s Secre...

How Do I Enter Into God’s Secret Place?

Since the secret place of God is in Jesus who became the physical manifestation of the rock upon which Moses stood, the physical manifestation of God and His presence, we can only enter through Him. He Himself declared in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life, No man comes to the […]

A Prayer Of Confidence

A Prayer Of Confidence

In Psalm 17, David references his own situation in which enemies and evil men have oppressed and surrounded him. He calls on God to be his vindicator, appealing to Him for His help. There is a neat thing about Scripture, where in portions like this, it focuses on the then present time and people, yet […]

Hearing The Voice Of God

Hearing The Voice Of God

“Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way, walk in it …” (Isaiah 30:21). Jehovah God is a God that loves to communicate with His people, using a variety of ways from a voice that is “as the sound of many waters” (Revelation 1:15), to the “still small voice” of […]

Like Showers That Water The Earth

Like Showers That Water The Earth

God’s children are likened to a flock of sheep throughout scripture, and the prophet Ezekiel speaks of them as such. In 34:26 he says, “… I will cause showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing.” This passage is eschatological with fulfillment in three stages, beginning now with the “church […]

The Path I Tread

The Path I Tread

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6). The tendency of our human nature is to figure it out ourselves; but, like a traveler who does not follow the map, we end up at […]