The Fingerprint of God But ask the animals, and they will teach you; the birds of the air, and they will tell you; ask the plants of the earth, and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand … Continue reading The Fingerprint of God
Where are You?
Where Are You? They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, … Continue reading Where are You?
Been There, Done That
Been There, Done That “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and … Continue reading Been There, Done That
Failing Successfully Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 Many who are first will be last, and the last will be first. Matthew 19:30 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye … Continue reading Failing Successfully
Rules of Forgiveness
Rules of Forgiveness As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything … Continue reading Rules of Forgiveness
Relentless Love Listen! I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in and eat with you, and you with me. Revelation 3:20-21 “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Doris.” “Doris who?” “Doris locked, that’s why I’m knocking!” Love is the theme for the 4nd week of … Continue reading Relentless Love
Higher Truth and Peace
Higher Truth and Endless Peace For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Councilor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. His authority shall grow continually, and there shall be endless peace… Isaiah 9:6-7a The theme for the 2nd … Continue reading Higher Truth and Peace
Giving Thanks by Giving
Giving Thanks by Giving What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,” … Continue reading Giving Thanks by Giving
Ebbs and Flows
Ebbs and Flows Then I got up and walked in the field, giving great glory and praise to the Most High for the wonders that he does from time to time, and because he governs the times and whatever things come to pass in their seasons. –2 Esdras 13:57-58 Kansas is in the middle of … Continue reading Ebbs and Flows
Selective Understanding The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: For learning about wisdom and instruction, for understanding words of insight, for gaining instruction in wise dealing, righteousness, justice, and equity; to teach shrewdness to the simple, knowledge and prudence to the young – let the wise also hear and gain in learning, … Continue reading Selective Understanding