“Consider what God has done: Who can straighten what He has made crooked?” – Ecclesiastes 7:13 (NIV) At my house growing up, I never wanted the broken cookies from the bottom of the jar. My younger brother and I had to be desperate before we’d eat them. But one of our older brothers held a…
One Stop Shop
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.” 2 Peter 2:3 My wife and I recently fell in love with a particular cream-filled chocolate cake bar that is hard to find. Wouldn’t you know, our local…
Do Your Thing, Ding-a-ling!
Everyone matters if anyone matters at all.
Almost Any Wind Will Do
“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2 Cor. 9:8 When I was in grad school, a buddy of mine had a little ten foot sailboat we liked to take out on…
Why we should stop asking, “What would Jesus do?”
“My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” He (Jesus) said to them. “Stay here and keep watch.” Mark 14:34 About twenty years ago, WWJD? was a popular acronym: What Would Jesus Do? It’s a great thought, but is this completely discernible in the 21st century? I’m fairly sure the Son of…
“Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.” Ps. 55:22 One of my favorite translations of the Bible is Young’s Literal Translation; it puts the scripture in place English just as it was written in the original Hebrew or Greek. Here is Ps. 55:22 from…