Showing posts from June, 2012


Recently, I put the garbage on the curb to be picked up. Little did I know that the Lord would use my garbage and some well intentioned people to teach me a lesson this week. It is my custom, early in the morning to spend some time clearing out the refuse of a busy life. This requires diligence, a daily plan of action, followed by action after spending time in God's word. With the basics done, I started my normal routine or custom. This particular morning I needed to take some garbage to the curb! This morning it was real garbage I took to the curb not mental refuse. Or so I thought! And so the lesson of the day began.... Enter two well intentioned helpers who decide to bring the garbage cans back to the house. Fabulous! I said a quick thank you to them and almost immediately I heard the garbage truck pull up in front of my house. Ugh! Annoyance! I quickly realized the garbage cans had not actually been emptied as I made an annoyed sound. The past week had been v


Jehovah-nissi = "Jehovah is my banner" Banner-something lifted up, standard, signal, signal pole, ensign, banner, sign. Whatever your Amalek is...God wants to be your banner (Jehovah-nissi) and give you deliverance. Exodus 17:8-15 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses' hands [were] heavy; and they took a stone, and put [it] under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. And Joshua discomfited Amalek and h