While reading Psalm 139, I realized pretty quick that David, under inspiration, was affirming the omnipresence of the Lord. The style is both semitic and poetic. Verses 9 and 10 stood out to me because i visualized a lovely scene. I asked myself, 'What are the Wings of the Morning (or dawn)?' I also wondered how does David fly with them.....? I feel that David is looking out at the morning light just prior to sunrise when…Continue
On the radio recently I heard the old hymn, "In the Garden". I pondered on it for awhile and felt like painting a garden scene rather than another floral vase, or a landscape with a tree. The result is below. God does nourish us and gives us the water of life. It fits well with Isaiah 58:11:…Continue
.both simple and beautiful.
We all have different tastes or likes and I am no exception. I find myself more attracted to the simple wild rose with its 5 petals instead of the hybrid roses with layers and layers of petals. The simple wild rose is less messy and cluttered. This is not a put down to elaborations. It has its place but cluttering is not good. Truth is like a simple wild rose…Continue
The word "Selah" is used more often in scripture than "hallelujah" or "Amen" yet it is not spoken of very much and its precise meaning is often thought to be mysterious. Because it is part of the inspired word of God it should be looked upon and studied with a determination of its meaning. It is found in 39 of the Psalms (71 times), and the Book of Habakuk (3 times). The main user of the word is David, as it is used in 20…Continue