The Root of Jesse, Day 1

“The Root of Jesse, Day 1”
Isaiah 11:1
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

But a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse,
and from his roots a bud shall blossom.

Isaiah 11:1

Decay of the Davidic Dynasty

Over three hundred years after the reign of King David, his dynasty had decayed to a stump.… Read the rest

Marana tha!

“Marana tha!”
A reflection on 1 Corinthians 16:22 and Revelation 22:20
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

If anyone does not love the Lord, let him be accursed. Marana tha.

1 Corinthians 16:22

The one who gives this testimony says, “Yes, I am coming soon.”Read the rest

The Mountain of the Lord, Day 3

“The Mountain of the Lord, Day 3”
Isaiah 2:4b
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

He shall judge between the nations,
and set terms for many peoples.
They shall beat their swords into plowshares
and their spears into pruning hooks;
One nation shall not raise the sword against another,
nor shall they train for war again.

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Give Thanks

“Give Thanks”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 9:1 (ESV)

Secret to Joy

Do you have a secret ingredient for your Thanksgiving turkey, stuffing, or pie?… Read the rest

Happy Harvest

“Happy Harvest”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

The one who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness.

2 Corinthians 9:10

A Harvest of Thanks

The abundant life of grace mirrors the magnanimous fecundity of our Creator.… Read the rest