Surrender

Surrender See, I am setting before you the way of life and the way of death. Those who stay in this city shall die by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence; but those who go out and surrender to the Chaldeans who are besieging you shall live and shall have their lives as a … Continue reading Surrender

God the Spirit, Part 1

God the Spirit, Part 1 “I have said these things to you while I am still with you. But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you. John 14:2-26 The three persons of the Trinity … Continue reading God the Spirit, Part 1

Love Hopes All Things

Love Hopes All Things Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things… … Continue reading Love Hopes All Things

Strength

Strength Whoever speaks must do so as one speaking the very words of God; whoever serves must do so with the strength that God supplies, so that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ. To him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.  1 Peter 4:11 My father received … Continue reading Strength

The Fingerprint of God

  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

The Truth About Truth

  The Truth about Truth Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”  John 8:31-32 When I first learned the truth about fertilizer, I was aghast. How could … Continue reading The Truth About Truth

Beyond Words

  Beyond Words Be still, and know that I am God!  Psalm 46:1a I am a man of too many words. I think in words, I speak in words, and, too often, I experience life through the filter of words. I attempt to capture beauty in words and in doing so I invariably lose much … Continue reading Beyond Words