Through the Valley #22

In the last blog, I talked about tragedies and how God can use them for good. Today I want to share the lyrics for a song I wrote. It is a personal testimony of God working in my life. In … Continued

As Pure Gold #21

Do you think of trials and tragedies as punishment? Like when people treat you wrong or accidents happen? When tempted to be angry at God for things he allows, think of what Joseph went through, (Gen. 37-50). His brothers sold him … Continued

Idolatry #20 in Series

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  In grief, the prophet Isaiah proclaims judgment to surrounding nations and to Jerusalem. His “body is racked with pain,” birth pangs seize him. He is staggered, bewildered, full of fear. (Isaiah 21:3-4.) But he faithfully obeys the Lord, warning of … Continued

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

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

Out of Tune: (How God Rescues Us From Our Messes #2)

Tune me up, Lord. Bring every part of my being into harmony with your heart and mind. Play your beautiful music through me to express your love, drawing others into your heart. May I, in tune with you, speak healing … 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