Love is God’s Plan

I’ve become a widow twice now. Two men in turn who dearly loved me and loved God have each blessed me with 16 or 17 years of marriage. So, as a tribute to Martin and to Paul, I’d like to … Continued

I Am Bethlehem

“But when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons,” Galatians 4:4-5. We expect Christmas … Continued

Satan Has No Right 39

Blog #39, for November 15, 2018 God, in his mercy, rescued me from the mess I got myself into, back in 1981. Therefore mercy is my focus in this long blog series. I learned a lot about God’s mercy from … 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

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

Utter What is Precious, Not What is Worthless

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 . . Therefore this is what the Lord says: “If you repent, I will restore you that you may serve me; If you utter worthy, not worthless, words, you will be my spokesman,” (Jeremiah 15:19, NIV). . This scripture had … Continued

What Does It Mean to be a Christian?

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What does it mean to be a Christian? The world has a lot of ideas about Christians, but the title simply means “follower of Christ.” Those of us who believe what the Bible says about Jesus Christ want to follow … Continued

What Does Christmas Mean to You?

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Each year I try to write a Christmas letter that tells something of the true meaning of Christmas. One year, my heart was quickened by the words in the familiar carol, Hark the Herald Angels Sing. It astounds me that … Continued

How Does God Teach Trust (#2)

‘Rescued by Mercy’ is the category of seven blogs I posted in March and April. This is a follow up series about trusting God. The first ‘Trusting God’ blog, entitled “How does God teach his people to trust him” posted … Continued

Merciful Judgment (Part three of parable in Segment #6, Rescued by Mercy)

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       Merciful Judgment “If you have a willing attitude and obey, then you will again eat the good crops of the land. But if you refuse and rebel, you will be devoured …” (Isa.1:19-20 NET). Parable Continues (Part … Continued

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