Scripture

Favorite Place

In a previous career, at times I would help at the front desk. The front of our office was all glass looking out to a sidewalk and parking lot shared by 3 offices. One afternoon I noticed a gentleman walking back and forth on the sidewalk. This happened often and was not unusual, but at […]

8 Year Anniversaries of God’s Power and Intervention on FB

As Facebook users know, in Newsfeed, posts of your own friends feed through for you to read. Yesterday I had 2 posts, one just after the other, my friends but not friends with one another, that had striking similiarities. Both celebrating 8 Year Anniversaries of God’s Power. To protect their privacy, I will not say […]

Psalm 119…worth reading

Your Word Is a Lamp to My Feet Aleph 1a Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! 2Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, 3who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! 4You have commanded your precepts to […]

Fruits of the Spirit: Love…What if Jesus Loved You the Way You Love Others?

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”― Maya Angelou Do you make people feel loved? What does the most loving person say about this? Matthew 22:36-40English Standard Version (ESV) 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in […]

Constant Warm Glowing Love

We are reminded in Hosea that God’s love is not anything like Alabama weather. His love doesn’t blow in cold bitter winds or heat up to melt a lovely crayon on the backseat of mom’s leather seat. God’s love is constant as He pursues us even when we are ignoring Him, selfish, bored, etc. Love […]

A “Know-So” or a “Hope-So” Salvation?

A “Know-So” or a “Hope-So” Salvation? BIBLE MEDITATION: “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God; Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: If you think you’re going to get to heaven by your good works, I guarantee you […]

In the middle of the mess

“What if instead of brushing our emotions aside and apologizing for the brokenness, we invited a few people into it? What if instead of pointing out the mess on the floor, we welcomed them to sit with us among it? Perhaps we would finally see that we were made for greater things than this.” What […]