Yesterday we concluded the first stage of our journey through the Psalms. The Genesis Psalms, Psalm 1-41, help us to see God as the beginning of all good things. I have greatly enjoyed the trip so far!

Today we take a brief stop before continuing our journey. Along the path of life sometimes the Lord orchestrates rest stops, detours, and brief side trips. I am learning that these are purposeful and help to prepare you for the road ahead.

One of the psalms we have just studied reminds us, “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way” (Psalm 37:25). George Mueller said as he meditated on this verse the Holy Spirit reminded him that both his steps and his stops are ordered by the Lord! The same God who says, “Go forward,” may also say, “Stand still.”

We have experienced this in recent weeks in our world. It is as if God reached over the balcony of heaven and pushed the “pause” button on our world! Have you learned to enjoy the divine pauses in life?

I feel the Lord’s prompting to take a brief pause in our podcast series. For the next couple of days I would like to talk to you about “The Christian and His Country.” These are perilous times in our world and pivotal days in our nation. I hope you will look at God’s Word with me to see what the Lord says to us about our responsibility as Christian citizens. Over the next few months we will talk more about this subject.

Next week we will go forward on our journey through the Psalms. The Exodus Psalms, Psalm 42-72, teach us to remember our Redeemer, but more on that later. Thank you for taking time to read my ramblings and thank you for listening each day to the program. I look forward to making the journey with you…

Enjoying the Journey,