Joseph's character, faith, and God's choice of him to be the husband of Mary and a father to His Son, Jesus captivates me. Meditating on the few verses in the Bible about Joseph, I have grown to deeply appreciate his story. Joseph was a man of honor. Matthew's gospel describes him as a "righteous man."…Read more Joseph: A Righteous Man
God really does speak to us through the Bible. The Bible doesn’t have to be defended; it is a living, dangerously sharp collection of books that will penetrate your life and thoughts. Perhaps your familiar with this verse. “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword,…Read more Listening to God
Here is a quote from my grandsons' The Jesus Storybook Bible we gave them for Christmas. "This is how God will rescue the whole world [Jesus says]. My life will break and God's broken world will mend. My heart will tear apart—and your hearts will heal … I won't be with you long. You are…Read more Friending God
Just a thought from my quiet time this morning. John 9:2-3, CEV “As Jesus walked along, he saw a man who had been blind since birth. Jesus’ disciples asked, “teacher, why was this man born blind? Was it because he or his parents sinned?” “No it wasn’t!” Jesus answered. “But because of his blindness,…Read more Who Sinned?
My first understanding of grace came from a high school friend. I was discouraged by a selfish, sinful attitude of mine that persuaded me I wasn't truly "saved." Friends came up to me inquiring what was wrong. I didn't want to say, because I had witnessed to all of them. I remember to ladies…Read more Grace thoughts from a Teenager