It is good to praise the LORD.
To proclaim His love in the morning…faithfulness at night…. Worship is a fragrance that arises to His courts. It is something that is truly special. So may our worship to God, our adoration be thick like a cloud, unleashing joy and laughter from the King!
DON’T LET THE DEVIL ROB YOU OF THE JOY OF HIS SALVATION!! BECAUSE WHEN THE JOY OF SALVATION IS GONE, I SIN. HOLD ON TO THAT JOYFUL HEART THAT SINGS TO GOD WITH DELIGHT. HOLD IT AND KEEP IT. WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T LET THE JOY OF SALVATION BE TAKEN FROM YOU. 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right[b] spirit within me. 11 Cast me not away from your presence, and...
"it's just personal"
Tonight, I walked to the Library, and I smelled some wood burning. And immediately, I had a flashback to when my family and I went camping when I was in middle school. I was reminded that I haven’t gone camping since middle school. The last time I went camping was with my dad also, and then I started getting thoughts of deep longing and aching for my dad. APPA.… when was the last time...
Friends are a gift from God.
To: Sarah Nam (please read all of it… i got emotional writing this.) Lately, I’ve been thinking about changes. And it’s been a minor thing, but it’s been slightly painful. I’m almost a Senior at Biola now. This will be my last year living in a dorm. I’m not rooming with my best friend next year. And pretty soon, I won’t be able to see her daily…...
Within the Veil! Be this, beloved, thy portion, Within the secret of thy Lord to dwell; Beholding Him, until His face Thy glory, Thy life, His love, thy lips, His praise shall tell. Within the Veil! For only as thou gazest Upon the matchless beauty of His face, Can’st thou become a living revelation Of His great heart of love, His untold grace. Within the Veil! His fragrance pour’d...
Commission My Soul
At the ICS (Intercultural Studies) Banquet, this was read by the professors to the Seniors graduating, and the students to the professors who taught them. Professors: May the Father’s glory be your dearest treasure, the Father’s might be your surest truth, the Father’s love your truest name; May Christ be your Light in the darkest hour, Christ be your Stream of Life...
THE LOVE OF GOD TRUMPS ERRTHANG.
“If I do not feel far more for the grieved Savior than for my worried self when troublesome things occur, then I know nothing of Calvary love.” - Amy Carmichael I like to remind myself of my Savior’s death and resurrection daily. Actually, I don’t just like it, I love it. I love it because it humbles me. And I do it because keeps me humble. To even think that the Creator of the WHOLE universe...
“A man without self-control … is like a city broken into and left without walls.” - Proverbs 25:28 I want to be holy, because He is holy. In the big things yes… but even more so in the small things. And may the little gestures that I make throughout the day where I choose to yield into submission towards holiness be ever pleasing to God. I want and CHOOSE to be holy.
BURN, OH MY SOUL.
I’ve been so in love with God. It’s just so beautiful, and so fresh so cleannnnnn! ahah. But I want more. MORE. It’s not enough for me to just love Him right now… I want MOREEEE, I want to be consumed. A yearning deep inside that wants so badly to be satisfied. He can satisfy me completely because… my God is an ALL-CONSUMING fire. So CONSUME ME, Lord. I want to...
Just then a having an issue of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and...– Katie Davis
estotokim: “Outside of the will of God, there’s nothing I want, and in the will of God there’s nothing I fear.” -AW Tozer WOAH.
I had a revelation today… I want to love GOD so much that sin just walks out. I want to love and cling to holiness that it drives the sin in me insane, and run away. Love God so much that it drives my sin out. Love is greater. And Love will always win
Haha, God is so good to me. As I was driving home, a quick thought ran through my mind. I was wondering which gate I should go towards so I could enter into my gated community. I ended up going to the gate that required a clicker, and as I was approaching the gate, I felt around the usual place the clicker in my car should be, and it wasn’t there. So I was going to turn around and drive all...
Speak O Lord.
I walked into my room, me and Sarah Nam ended up blasting worship songs, and spontaneously praying. As I was praying, I realized there is so much to pray for. So many people to pray for. I started out with praise and thanking God, then I began interceding, and I told God to show me one person to pray for… but that led to like 10 other people. I was incredibly blessed. Intercession is a...
AHAHAH, God knows I love food. God knows my favorite food. This is how he romances me. FOOD. Every single time I have a craving, God satisfies it. And I am flabbergasted (never thought I’d use that). I’m utterly amazed at how he provides over and over and over and over again. He provides good in abundance. He has so much to pour out, so when I ask for something small, He outpours...
Beautiful One, I love.
Loving. Gracious. Just. Merciful. Glorious. Holy. Humble. Kind. Good. Patient. Compassionate. Jealous. Wrathful. Righteous. Relational. Restorer.Prince of Peace. Redeemer. Anointed. Everlasting. Father. True. Faithful. Constant. Creative. Gentle. Outside of Time. Present. Near. Creator of the Universe. Lord of lords. King of Kings. and the list goes on… Lately…I’ve been wrecked,...
I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by...– Hudson Taylor
a simple crazy thought.
I realized today that the supernatural is super NATURAL! OMG. it was seriously an Oh MY G. MOMENT. hehe i crajeee
Let us acknowledge our neediness, our beautiful desperation. Yes, our...– Jon Foreman
this post is a reminder for myself. and a recap of...
APPROVAL Spiritual Direction at Biola has been making me more sensitive to what I really am like internally. It’s interesting because we have an idea of who we are, but then who we actually are is the opposite of our ideal self. I know people read my tumblr, but I’m going to be real, I struggle with wanting to be approved. Or I feel the need to prove myself to people. like I feel...
12 Moses said to the Lord, “You have been telling me, ‘Lead these people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. You have said, ‘I know you by name and you have found favor with me.’ 13 If you are pleased with me, teach me your ways so I may know you and continue to find favor with you. Remember that this nation is your people.”14 The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you,...
Delight in me.
A couple weeks ago, My professor, Dr. Thoennes, told our class to close our eyes and imagine something when he said the word, “delight”. And we closed our eyes. and we took a couple minutes to do this. While we were doing this, I had a major flashback to my early childhood days when I was at my cousin, Jane’s house. Jane lived in a beautiful home in East Foothills, CA. I...
The Lord is my shepherd,” is on Sunday, is on Monday, and is through every...– Hudson Taylor AMEN. ohhhh wow yes.
Misfortune created the chance for a moment far more beautiful than a trouble...– Jon Foreman
I'm a mother now. WHAT?
My spring break this year will look very different. I will be babysitting. I will become a temporary guardian for the child pictured below. What in da world? I was completely and exhaustively worn out the whole day, as she dragged me around. Today was Day 1… and I am only 21 years old. What am i going to do when I’m a real mother? Omy…somebody help meeeee hahah Some things...
Let go. It will be alright.
This morning in the shower, I complained to God, “i dont know what I’m doing anymore!!!” This frustrated and frustrates me even now. But then, I get this sense that God smiles back at me and lovingly says, “Good. That’s exactly where I want you to be. Trust in me.” So many times have I surrendered. Were they all lies? I am at the same place I was, at the beginning of the circle. When will...
I had a great day! ... Thank You God! :)
My Identity is in Christ.
Often, our identity comes from other people, and things. Often, we don’t even know that our identity comes from these things. How easily our heart wanders and desires to please our flesh with things that do not satisfy. When the devil whispers lies into my ear, and while the destructive things latch on me, I allow the gates of my heart to become open for his whispers to become a repeated...
My heart wants roots My mind wants wings. I cannot bear Their bickerings.– E.Y. Harburg
To: myself. (ranting)
I’m fighting to keep my eyes on the Lord, every time the enemy tempts me to look at myself. Every time the enemy tries to steal my God-GIVEN JOY, I FIGHT to keep myself FIXED on JESUS. but it’s so hard. NOTHING DEFINES ME BUT GOD. NOTHING. I will not let stupid things define who I am. I will not let the labels of the enemy box me in. i am joyful. i am loved. i am free. i am a...
If you are discouraged, it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your...– Mother Teresa
1 Corthinians 2 -- ESV.
And I, when I came to you, brothers,[a] did not come proclaiming to you the testimony[b] of God with lofty speech or wisdom. 2 For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3 And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, 4 and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, 5 so that...
I just want to love God.
I’m not sure why I’m up writing this right now…but here it goes. Last night on my way back to Biola, I was passing by my favorite part on the freeway (Green River) and it was pitch black. It is my favorite part of the freeway because there are these huge green mountains in the middle of nowhere and out of nowhere it subtly appears. The grandness of it makes me feel free to know that i am small....
Having the vision of God is the source of patience because it gives us God’s...– Oswald Chambers