Becca Hermes



Give Me Jesus

People are musical. You might not consider yourself musically gifted, but it doesn't take a musician to love music. We constantly have music on - in our cars, in our homes, in our TV shows and movies. Melodies and lyrics run... Continue Reading →

Shout for Joy

  Psalm 100 is a passage of Scripture my dad referred to quite a bit when I was a kid, and it is certainly lovely. My parents went through a parenting phase where they would pay us $1 for every... Continue Reading →

Why Going to Church is Part of Sabbath Rest

One of my favorite conversations with my grandma was about Sabbath. Grandma grew up in China in the first half of the 20th century as the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries. She loved China, longing for it well into old age... Continue Reading →

He Loves Me!

But now this is what the LORD says, He who created you, o Jacob, He who formed you, o Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine.” ~ Isaiah 43:1 Standing... Continue Reading →

The Astounding Nature of God’s Character in Genesis

For the last few weeks, I've been thinking about God's character as He reveals Himself in Genesis.  I've started teaching a series at Agnes Scott on the story of the Bible from beginning to end, and I've realized as I've... Continue Reading →

Soul Pirouettes

Have you ever felt like the glorious truth about who God is and how He loves you makes your soul do pirouettes?  I love that feeling.  Not being a dancer myself, I think my soul pirouette may look more like... Continue Reading →

Rest in a weary world

Today I am struck once again by the words of one my favorite hymns:   Jesus, I am resting, resting in the joy of what Thou art;I am finding out the greatness of Thy loving heart.Thou hast bid me gaze... Continue Reading →

The Holiness of God is Embedded in Mercy

Well, as often happens, it would seem that God wants to remind me of a part of His character that I've been conveniently forgetting.  You've probably experienced this before... somehow, the same passages of Scripture or the same theme in different Scriptures... Continue Reading →

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