Topical Bible-Reading for May: Faith

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Topical Bible-Reading for May: Faith Faith is trust and confidence in who God is and what he has said and done. “By grace, [the unmerited love of God] you have been saved [from eternal punishment], through faith [in Jesus Christ],” … Continued

May You Overflow With Hope

Topical Bible-Reading Plan for April:   You may print out this page and use it for your daily Bible reading. I compiled it for our church newsletter, The Focus.  Because Jesus lives, we have hope. Day 1. I Thess. 4:13-18. Hope that loved … Continued

Grace

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Because God is merciful, he extends grace to us. We are able to receive his grace only through faith in Jesus Christ. Grace is Jesus buying what we desperately need and then giving it to us as a gift. (see … Continued

Who is Righteous?

Have you ever wondered how God determines righteousness? How much right living does it take to be considered righteous? In one verse, it says “Be holy, for I am holy,” (1 Peter 1:15-16, quoting Lev.11:44-45). Whoa! Who can be as … Continued

Christmas Preparations Include Naps

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Naps seem to be a most important part of my Christmas preparations. I do love Christmas. I love knowing that when the time was right, the Son of the eternal God became a human baby to live on this earth … Continued

Gems From My Clutter #2

A “gem” for writers is a precious group of words cut and polished to convey deep meaning and beauty and to make a person think. For instance, this one is a quote from a Pureflix movie called God’s Compass:   … Continued

Gems From My Clutter

Because I’m a writer, I like words. I save words, relish words, try to find the best words, and did I say–save words? LIttle and big scraps of paper cluttered my entire desktop, filled drawers, and covered a good section … Continued

God’s Plan of Salvation

Today we are finishing our study in the book of Acts. By the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ Disciples, Paul the Apostle, and other believers spread the message of the Gospel to as much of the world as they … Continued

Why is it so important to trust God?

I believe all the problems in the world stem from lack of trust in God. Do you think that’s too bold a statement? Think of it. Before sin, the Garden of Eden was beautiful—a perfect place to live. Adam and … Continued