I like to keep the peace. Because of that, I do my best to stay away from contentious areas of debate. There are plenty of people called to actively engage in areas of both political and theological conflict, but I’m not one of them. My call is to stay focused on the beauty of Jesus–confident that when … More Still Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem
“Is it His goodness that makes you weep?” Only heaven knows how long I had been in that position. I was at the Convention Center in Jerusalem attending a week-long international conference celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot). It was toward the end of the week and the night had ended with an extended time … More Is it His Goodness?
NOTE: We’ve been in Jerusalem for a few days now so this seems like a great time for this reminder 🙂 Grace and shalom! Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure.” –Psalm 122:6 It wasn’t intended as a suggestion. But it’s also not an obligation. It’s an invitation. The idea of … More Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure.” –Psalm 122:6 It wasn’t intended as a suggestion. But it’s also not an obligation. It’s an invitation. The idea of praying for Jerusalem–praying for Israel–it’s not a duty, its a privilege for those who love Jesus. Because if you love someone, you want to … More Monday Morning Musings: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem
As I’m posting this, I’ve been “home” in Israel for nearly a week. Right now, we are in Migdal at a lovely little prayer and retreat center overlooking the Galilee. Today is Shabbat (the Sabbath–Saturday) and we’ve had a beautiful and prayerful day. Tomorrow we will make the journey “up” to Jerusalem where we’ll stay for … More O’ Jerusalem