In His Family :: Quietly Through the Psalms

“God sets the solitary in families…” Psalm 68:6 Solitary. Forsaken. Wretched. God takes the social outcasts, the ignored, the forgotten and places them in families. In His family. God has a family — a chosen group of people. They are the Israelites. God has made a covenant with them to never leave them nor abandon them. And He never has. He never will. He wants them. Longs for them. Won’t be separate from them. And He wants the rest of us too. Ephesians 1:4-5 tells that He chose each of us before He formed the […]

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The Lord is Near :: Quietly Through Thursday Link-up #32

The Lord has made us a wonderful promise. That he is near to all who call on him in truth. So why does he feel so distant at time? What might we be missing or failing to do to recognize his presence? This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalms 145:18 I realize that in our Quietly Through reading plan we haven’t quite made to Psalms yet, […]

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