God’s Judgments #19

Since June, this blog series has told how God rescues people from their messes. Yes, He is merciful. He doesn’t want to judge people (according to Isaiah), but would rather restore us to health and happiness. However, sometimes he must … Continued

Topical Bible Reading for September

For our September topical Bible-Reading, I decided to focus on the Prayers from the Bible. As with the others, you have permission to print this out and use for your daily Bible Reading.  . 1. Philippians 1:2–6. Apostle Paul prays … Continued

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