Here’s a few things I loved from Hebrews chapter 2: Pay careful attention to the good things we’ve heard about God so we don’t drift away from him. (vs.1) God created everything to be subject to us! We’ve been given the privilege and responsibility to have dominion over all the earth. We are subject only … More A Few Tidbits
In Philippians 3 & 4, Paul gives us a list of positive ways to live, keeping our focus in the right place. The resulting promises from God are exactly what we need! I don’t know about you, but I’m all in. Here we go: Stand firm by eagerly awaiting Jesus, trusting he will bring all … More How to Receive God’s Promises
The presidential election is coming and as a nation we are anything but “like-minded” or “one in spirit and purpose.” Those are Paul’s words in A.D. 61 to the people in Philippi, a prosperous Roman colony. (Philippians 2) Maybe somewhat like our prosperous United States? (Wait, could there be some time in history we’ve failed … More What’s My Agenda?
My personal interpretation of Psalm 6: God, please don’t be angry with me because I’m weak right now. I’m struggling to trust you and not be afraid when my situation looks bleak and frightening. I need your healing. I know your love never fails so I ask you to save me. I know you love … More Are You Struggling?
Stand. Take your stand. Stand your ground. Stand firm. And after you’ve done everything else, stand. Hmm…I’m sensing a theme here. I read these words in a letter Paul wrote to the people in Ephesus. It’s in the sixth chapter of Ephesians in the Bible. Here’s my take: Considering the number of times these words … More Am I Standing?
The world is a scary place right now. Wars, rumors of wars, riots, racism, political debates (and I’m not talking about the candidates), shootings, random acts of terror… How do we think about all the bad news? In 61 A.D. in the prosperous Roman colony of Philippi, the people may have been wondering the same … More What’s Going On Here?