Tag Archives: God

Relax.

I love it when God surprises me with new understanding of a familiar verse. Psalm 46:1 says, “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” The King James Version uses the term “very present help” I’d always … Continue reading

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Beginnings

The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands. In the heavens, He has pitched a tent for the sun, which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion.         … Continue reading

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Dealing with Rebellion

I’ve gained a new appreciation for Moses. Reading through the book of Numbers, he is faced with rebellion and discontent over and over and over. There’s no water. There’s no food. There’s no meat. There’s no water again. Didn’t they … Continue reading

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Fragrance or Stench?

Have you ever walked through your neighborhood on a summer’s evening and smelled the aroma of meat cooking on a grill? You might have lifted your nose and inhaled the mouthwatering scent. What about stepping into a bakery, or a grocery … Continue reading

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Amazing God

If you’ve never read the Bible through from cover to cover, I highly recommend it. Several schedules are available from different organizations that tell you what to read for each day of the year. Until recently, I haven’t used them … Continue reading

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Easter: A Fictional Perspective – Part 1

From atop the city wall, Lucius studied the crowd approaching from the direction of Jericho. Jews coming to Jerusalem for their holy day, which meant he’d get little rest in the next week or two until the city emptied out … Continue reading

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Believe It Or Not

Believing something is true and acting on it are sometimes two different things. Early in my married life, my husband’s job required him to work out of town for ten days at a time. I remember coming home from work … Continue reading

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Guilty or Obedient?

Back in the 1960’s when I was in kindergarten, all the women teachers wore dresses and heeled shoes. The click-clack of those heels on the polished tile floors echoed up and down the hallways. Only Mrs. Davies, the kindergarten teacher … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Changed

Has the Holy Spirit made a difference in your life? Let me put it another way. Are you a different person since the Holy Spirit took up residence in your life? That’s what happened to Saul. 1 Samuel 10 relates … Continue reading

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