“Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” Luke 24:32 The bible is such a cool book. I’ve been reading for a relatively short period, thirteen years now, and am still fascinated every time I open it. I don’t expect that … Continue reading 2020-05-08 Like Dung On The Open Field
“For all the peoples walk each in the name of its god, but we will walk in the name of the Lord our God forever and ever.” Micah 4:5 As more and more people become emboldened to resist being locked down, we’re beginning to see signs of life going back to “normal.” Granted, it may … Continue reading 2020-05-06 Crazy Talk!
“The Lord is at hand.” Philippians 4:5 As the coronavirus lockdown continues, we are starting to see signs of unrest and even rebellion. As some people continue to strive to maintain social distancing, others are demanding that we go back to our daily lives. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? That debate won’t be ended anytime soon. … Continue reading 2020-05-04 Put Me In Coach!
“The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.” Isaiah 40:8 It’s a pleasure for me to peruse my bible looking for those verses I have made special note to. Sometimes I underline them. Sometimes I highlight them. Other times, I do both. Then there are still others that … Continue reading 2020-05-01 And The Things Of Earth….
“The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.” Psalm 37:39 I love letting my bible fall open to wherever it may! Today, this was the first verse my eyes saw. What a wonderful way to start the day! Of course, it only makes sense to … Continue reading 2020-04-30 What A Way To Start My Day!
“My times are in your hand;” Psalm 31:15 It’s about smoothening out the road. This journey we’re on. Isaiah talks about this. Isaiah 40:3-5 A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain … Continue reading 2020-04-29 Make Straight In The Desert
“When he calls to me, I will answer him;” Psalm 91:15a I don’t know about you, but I have spiritual cycles. I’ll have times that I’m really clicking with God and then suddenly find myself struggling along. Up and down. Down and up. This can be discouraging because the downs are usually frustrating, especially considering … Continue reading 2020-04-27 If You First Don’t Succeed…
“All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.” Isaiah 54:13 I’ve been talking about Jesus a great deal lately with people I come in contact with. I get all sorts of responses. Some I find out are active believers. It’s encouraging to find a friend … Continue reading 2020-04-24 I’m Good. No, Really.
“not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:25 Do you see the Day drawing near? Are you encouraging one another? All the more? Make a list of three genuine believers, right now. Ones you haven’t … Continue reading 2020-04-22 It’ll Do You Good.
“Let them both grow together until the harvest,” Matthew 13:30a Have you ever been struck by how many terrifying things Jesus says? I spent a couple years actively involved with the Episcopal church after first becoming a believer. I had a radical conversion, and I devoured the bible. You know when God had Ezekiel eat … Continue reading 2020-04-22 Pearls Before The Swine.