“The Lord is our judge; the Lord is our lawgiver, The Lord is our king; he will save us.” Isaiah 33:22 Last night I opened up my bible to see where it would land, and this is the verse that was there. I did the same thing this morning, and wouldn’t you know it! The … Continue reading 2020-01-07 If At First You Don’t Succeed?
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 I’ve been good about reading William Gurnall’s “The Christian in Complete Armor.” As I have said before, I have started it several times and quit. Why? Because it hit too close … Continue reading 2020-01-06 He Knows My Frame.
“yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation.” Habakkuk 3:18 As we begin a new year and decade, many of us start out with promises to do better. Sometimes we live up to these; most times we don’t. Well, let me say that I have made … Continue reading 2020-01-02 Ready, Set…Resolution?
“For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn of many brothers.” Romans 8:29 I wrote last week how I was re-starting to read William Gurnall’s “The Christian in Complete Armour.” Well, I’m still reading it! I tell you, … Continue reading 2019-12-30 What’s My Job?
“For they themselves report concerning us the kind of reception we had among you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.” 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 … Continue reading 2019-12-27 Our Eyes On The Horizon
“And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them” Matthew 18:2 We went to a typical Minnesota church on Christmas Eve. The pastor gathered the children around and spoke to them. Very nice, and family-oriented, too. He used a flashlight as a prop for them and even turned out the … Continue reading 2019-12-26 A Christmas Message
“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.” Ephesians 6:10 I’m reading a book that I have started many times but have yet to finish. In fact, I haven’t gotten far in any of my attempts. It’s not that the book is bad or boring. It’s that the truth of … Continue reading 2019-12-23 The Battle Is Fierce.