Returning to Bethel and Remembering Your God

(1)  And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.(2)  Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are … Continue reading Returning to Bethel and Remembering Your God

Know That God is There

And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?  (Genesis 22:7)And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they … Continue reading Know That God is There

Is anything to hard for the LORD, really?

“Is [anything] too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.  (Genesis 18:14) “Is anything too hard for the LORD?” This is one of those Sunday School questions that everyone who has been a church member for any … Continue reading Is anything to hard for the LORD, really?

Learning Contentment

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.  Proverbs 13:25 The reason the contented believer is able to eat to the satisfying of his soul is because he, like Paul, has learned to be content. “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have … Continue reading Learning Contentment

Strength in the face of discouragement

(25)  And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.(26)  And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon … Continue reading Strength in the face of discouragement

And God said…

Day One: And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.  (Genesis 1:3) Day Two: And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.  (Genesis 1:6) Day Three: And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered … Continue reading And God said…

Priorities

(15)  This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.(16)  The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain:(17)  But, when he was in Rome, he sought me out very diligently, … Continue reading Priorities

Not Your Typical Christmas Passage

Philippians 2:3-8 (3)  Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. (4)  Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. (5)  Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: (6)  … Continue reading Not Your Typical Christmas Passage

IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?

Clean "-ish" When my brothers and I were much younger, our family lived in a house where one room was designated as our playroom. We built things out of Lego, had play fights (and real ones), built forts and did all the other things little boys at play will do. We also made huge messes. … Continue reading IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?