Category Archives: Break through

Psalm 9 – The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed

Psalm 9:9-20 9   The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. 10  And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you. 11  Sing praises … Continue reading

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Psalm 85- The hope of God’s touch…

PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 1   LORD, you were favorable to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. 2   You forgave the iniquity of your people; you pardoned all their sin.                                              Selah 8   Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he … Continue reading

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Isaiah 64:1-9 – Breaking through to us…

ISAIAH 64:1-9 1   O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence — 2   as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil — to make your name … Continue reading

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Isaiah 9:1-4 – The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light

Isaiah 9:1-4 1But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious … Continue reading

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Psalm 9 – The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed

Psalm 9:9-20 9   The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. 10  And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you. 11  Sing praises … Continue reading

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Praying with Mary Oliver: The Journey

The Journey One day you finally knew  what you had to do, and began,  though the voices around you  kept shouting  their bad advice —  though the whole house  began to tremble  and you felt the old tug  at your … Continue reading

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Advent – Romans 16:25-27 – Joy in the prophecy fulfilled through Jesus Christ

ROMANS 16:25-27 25Now to God who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages 26but is now disclosed, and through … Continue reading

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Psalm 85- The hope of God’s touch…

PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 1   LORD, you were favorable to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. 2   You forgave the iniquity of your people; you pardoned all their sin.                                              Selah 8   Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he … Continue reading

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The Need for Silence

“The Need for Silence” by Richard Rohr We don’t know how to take joy in simple things anymore because, frankly, we are sated. You and I have had so much thrown at us! Unless we choose to deliberately under-stimulate ourselves, … Continue reading

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Isaiah 64:1-9 – Breaking through to us…

ISAIAH 64:1-9 1   O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence — 2   as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil — to make your name … Continue reading

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