Monthly Archives: May 2013

It Wasn’t About a Fish

Everyone knows the story of Jonah being swallowed by the whale and how the whale eventually spit him out.  But it’s so much more than that… The Lord had spoken to Jonah and told him to go to Ninevah and … Continue reading

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Put on the new Man

In the fourth chapter of Ephesians, Paul said to put off . . . the old man . . . put on the new man. Basically, he was saying that for the Christian, there has to be a break with … Continue reading

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He’s Got This

My three year old son, Jonathan, chose one of my busiest days to exert his independence.  I had an appointment to keep and time was an issue.  In a rush to leave, I made an attempt to put his shoes on.  … Continue reading

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Overcoming Discouragement

Recently I’ve struggled with health issues yet again. Seems sometimes like I’m on this giant roller coaster that just won’t stop! I don’t understand it, I certainly am not capable of fighting it alone, and these days I’m just plain … Continue reading

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False Teachers and Deceivers

Mark 13:22 says:  For false christs and false prophets shall rise and shall show signs and wonders to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.  Truth and integrity often appear to be in short supply in our society today.  … Continue reading

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A Child of the King

As I look back on my own life and remember some of the things that weren’t so lovely about me, I’m reminded of the tremendous love that the Lord has for all of us. There  have been times and circumstances … Continue reading

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New Way of Life

In Ephesians 4:17-24, Paul appeals to those to whom he is writing to leave their old way of life and to turn to Christ and His way. Paul points out the characteristics of the worldly life. He said those in … Continue reading

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Holy Unto the Lord

“The tithe is holy unto the Lord.” Those were the words of the young pastor as the ushers came forward to receive the offerings on that Sunday morning in the church I happened to visit several years back. It seemed … Continue reading

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Jesus Gave

The Apostle Paul said in Galatians 1:3-4:  Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of … Continue reading

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It’s Harvest Time

I was so proud of our garden.  Tomato plants loaded with plump, ripening fruit, purple-hull peas almost ready to pick and yellow squash that had already yielded a bountiful crop with the promise of more to come.  But I was … Continue reading

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