07 Jul: With You All The Way

This is one of my favorite chapters in the entire Bible.  It’s a vision of God in the heavenly realms that never fails to strike me with wonder.  The descriptions that Ezekiel gives are quite possibly metaphors to give us understanding of what God is like, nevertheless this is what He saw.  Most of the chapter is dedicated to this incredible depiction of God and the living creatures and how they host His glorious presence.  

14 Dec: The Cost of Joy

The third week of Advent represents the theme of joy. We probably heard somewhere that happiness is circumstantial and fleeting while joy rises above circumstance and is everlasting. This is indeed true. The problem is that we assume that as Christians, we should automatically have joy. If we have Christ and we trust Him, then it follows that we should have joy as well. If that’s true, why don’t we experience joy more often in our lives?