Entries by Tammie Southerland

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The Hannah Groan: Barrenness that Produces Purity

When Hannah couldn’t conceive in the natural, she became a lightning rod for Heaven’s Dream.  “…But to Hannah, he would give a double portion, for he loved her even though the LORD had closed her womb. Because the LORD had closed Hannah’s womb, her rival would provoke her and taunt her severely. And this went […]

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Depth Under Pressure

He’s calling you deeper! The strain, stretching, and tugging on your heart is your Beloved calling you deeper! Being called deeper sometimes feels like you are hitting a wall. It can feel exactly the opposite of blissful romance. The searching Song of Solomon 6:1 shows this search of desperation. That moment of anxiety when the […]

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The Worship of a Burning Heart

The Worship of a Burning Heart

It is the presence of God that changes people—not our services.

“One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the Lord And to meditate in His temple,” (Psalm 27:4 NASB).

Even in all of David’s failure, he resolved his life to one thing; just one thing. I mean, he was a king! He just asked to dwell in the house of the Lord, gaze upon the beauty of the Lord, and meditate in His temple for the rest of his life.