God Showed Me Mercy #58

#58 for February 7, 2019 Have you ever been “Robbed and plundered [by Satan] and trapped in holes with no one to rescue?” (Isaiah 42:22). In this series called “God Rescues From Messes,” I tell how God rescued me.  This is … Continued

God Wants Relationships #55

Blog #55 for January 29, 2019 Back from the future in chapters 60-62 to the present in chapter 63, Isaiah talks about God as a warrior ready to defeat sin. Those who allow him to make them righteous will be … Continued

November Bible-Reading Plan

Here is the November Topical Bible-Reading Plan. Feel free to print it out and use it with your daily devotions. Thanks: “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,” Psalm 107:1 1. Psalm 7:17, Romans 1:8, 2. Ephesians … Continued

Honor God by Obedience #25

Post # 25 for September 27 Since God created the earth and entire cosmos, doesn’t he have the right to expect obedience? Sin constantly frustrates God’s plan for this earth. Matthew 13:24-30 tells how God deals with the obedient and … 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

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

Trust Our God of Mercy, Post #9

Post #9 Mercy is when God forgives us, rescues us from the messes we’ve made, and lovingly restores us.           In the past eight blog posts and continuing, I’m writing a series about God’s mercy. Although … 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

Do You Have Abundant Life?

During a certain, long ago period in my life, I felt a cloud of despondency envelop me from day to day. Loss of loved ones, chronic illness, and a general feeling of failure kept me from enjoying life and feeling … 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