A Branch to Grab Onto, #16

#16 in series for August 23 When one is confused and in turmoil because of sin, it can feel like drifting in a storm-tossed sea. One might think If only I had a branch to grab onto… From Isaiah’s time on, … Continued

Review and Summary of How God Rescues From Messes (1-14) #15

This is #15 in a blog series called How God Rescues from Messes.  Mercy is when God forgives us, rescues us from the messes we’ve made, and lovingly restores us. Since the book of Isaiah became so meaningful to me … Continued

Object Lessons From God (#14)

August 16, 2018 #14 in series God was constantly teaching his people. He wanted them—and he wants us—to know him. That is why, besides the promises and foreshadows and types of Christ, he gives pictures and object lessons. Object Lessons … Continued

Picture of Redemption, part 2 (#13)

August 14, 2018 (#13 of series) God ‘s plan of redemption (aka God’s plan of salvation) began with Adam and Eve. It is like a red thread stretching throughout the Bible to tell about the Messiah. From Abraham on, in the … Continued

Picture of Redemption, part 1 Post #12 of series

 August 9, post #12 in series of God Rescues From Messes “Before I was afflicted, I went astray, but now I obey your word.” Psalm 119:67. I’ve been writing, in the past several blogs, about God’s mercy. I hope when you … Continued

BECAUSE HE LOVES US, … Post #11

Post #11 for August 7 Have you ever caught your child doing something dangerous which you’d made clear was not allowed? What do you do? Say it’s a three-year-old running into a busy street to get a ball, or a teenager … Continued

Patches of Fog

“Patches of fog won’t hold up under sun.” I clipped this intriguing phrase out of a newspaper and pondered its meaning. “Patches of fog” reminded me of the confusion and depression I’d experienced. “Lord, give me clear sailing,” is what … Continued

August Topical Bible Reading Plan

August: Holiness, Holy Holiness = “purity or integrity of moral character,” Holy= “1.Sacred, spiritually pure, godly” 2.“Consecrated; declared holy… or set aside for religious use. (The Complete Christian Dictionary.) Suggestion for meditation: Print out the page. After reading the scripture, … Continued