Tag Archives: God

Plumb Lines

Amos 7:7-8 (New International Version) This is what he showed me: The Lord was standing by a wall that had been built true to plumb, with a plumb line in his hand. And the Lord asked me, “What do you see, … Continue reading

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High Places

2 Kings 12:1-3 (New International Version) In the seventh year of Jehu, Joash became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem forty years. His mother’s name was Zibiah; she was from Beersheba. Joash did what was right in the eyes of … Continue reading

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Taking No Chances

Jonah 3:7-8 (Today’s New International Version) Then the king issued a proclamation in Nineveh: “By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or … Continue reading

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Jonah Takes a Do-Over

Jonah 3:1-2 (New International Version) Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” In the last verse of chapter two, … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Time-Out is Over

Jonah 2:7-10 (New Living Translation) As my life was slipping away, I remembered the Lord. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple. Those who worship false gods turn their backs on all God’s mercies. But … Continue reading

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Sinking

Jonah 2:5-6 (Today’s New International Version) “The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head. To the roots of the mountains I sank down; the earth beneath me barred me in forever. But you, … Continue reading

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Deep in the Belly

Jonah 2:1-4 (The Message) Then Jonah prayed to his God from the belly of the fish. He prayed: “In trouble, deep trouble, I prayed to God. He answered me. From the belly of the grave I cried, ‘Help!’ You heard … Continue reading

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