BLESSOR, THAT’S WHO I AM

“Let us make man in our image…” (Genesis 1:26) What image is that?  How are we made in God’s image?  Perhaps even more foundationally, why did God make us?   God is love. 1 John 4:16   Love by its nature desires to be shared.  God set Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden and walked […]

HOW DO WE PRACTICE OUR FAITH?

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 One of the differences between faith and hope is:  faith is in the present tense.  Hope is in the future tense.  Faith means I have received now.  Hope means it is on the way, coming, not here yet. […]

YOU’RE BLESSED WHEN

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most […]

WAITING

In March of 2020, the world called for self-quarantine due to a world pandemic called Covid-19.  As the days, weeks and months go by, dealing with isolating one’s self begins to take its toll mentally, emotionally, and yes, physically.  So, how do we wait? Not knowing the end date seems to be the key issue.  […]

HE CHANGES NOT

It is not until we are tested that we really understand that God does not change!  “Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever.”  Hebrews 13:8 “For I am the Lord, I change not;” Malachi 3:6 “I am the Alpha and Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to […]

PSALM 121

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved: he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is your […]

FAITH OR FEAR

Could faith or fear be a choice?  Can I choose one or the other?  Or is it something that just happens to me and I have no choice in the matter?  In other words, I can’t help myself.   It just “happens” to me. I would suggest that faith and fear are exercising the same power.  […]