In the Desert

"I have also heard the groaning of the Israelites whom the Egyptians are holding as slaves, and I have remembered my covenant. Say therefore to the Israelites, ‘I am the Lord, and I will free you from the burdens of the Egyptians and deliver you from slavery to them. I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. I will take you as my people, and I will be your God. You shall know that I am the…

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Book of Excuses

Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold Your people in my heart. Dan Schute, Here I am, Lord I love singing this hymn, and I’m always optimistic that I will go where God wants me, I will listen for God’s call, and I will be ready whenever I’m needed.  But will I? I used to (and sometimes still do) talk a lot about what…

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