From the Pastor's Pen (Page 2)

Welcome to Pastor Carl Miller’s Blog! We hope that you are encouraged in your walk with the Lord through these devotions.

Deliverance from Fear

“I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” – Psalm 34:4 This is a brief, simple verse that’s packed with profound, rich comfort for you and me today. In many ways, David had many fears. In many ways, David had much around him pressing him to be fearful…

Worship in the Family

Our church believes in the membership of families. What does this mean? Apart from some of the more visible things such as a worship service filled with young children as well as adults, it means that we believe our children are part of the church, members of the community. The Scripture time and again gives…

Scarlet Men and Raging Chariots

“The shields of his mighty men are made red, the valiant men are in scarlet. The chariots come with flaming torches in the day of his preparation, and the spears are brandished. The chariots rage in the streets, they jostle one another in the broad roads; They seem like torches, they run like lightning.” –…

Christ the Mediator

Q. 36. Who is the Mediator of the covenant of grace? A. The only Mediator of the covenant of grace is the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being the eternal Son of God, of one substance and equal with the Father, in the fulness of time became man, and so was and continues to be God…

God’s Help in Trouble

“Give us help from trouble, for the help of man is useless. Through God we will do valiantly, for it is He who shall tread down our enemies.” – Psalm 108:12-13 Man’s help? Or God’s help? Who will deliver us? Who should we call upon? King David gives us important instruction through example in Psalm…

Singing our Theology

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” ­ – Colossians 3:16 “…addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.”…

Anger and Goodness

“Who can stand before His indignation? And who can endure the fierceness of His anger? His fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by Him. The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; And He knows those who trust in Him.” – Nahum 1:6-7 The prophet Nahum…

Establishing Justice

“A bruised reed He will not break, And a faintly burning wick He will not quench He will faithfully bring forth justice. He will not grow faint or be discouraged Till He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands wait for His law.” – Isaiah 42:1-4 This lesser-known passage from the prophets depicts…

But I will sing

Title: But I Will Sing Psalm 59:16-17 — But I will sing of Your power; Yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; For You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. To You, O my Strength, I will sing praises; For God is my defense, my…