Lost yet wonderfully recovered ∙

LLost yet wonderfully recovered ∙ Shaphan also told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll.” So Shaphan read it to the king. – 2 Kings 22:10 2 Kings 22:11-19  11 When the king heard the words of the book of the law, he tore his clothes.  12 Then the king commanded HilkiahContinue reading “Lost yet wonderfully recovered ∙”

Our dependable North Star ∙

Our dependable North Star ∙ Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. – James 1:17 Psalms 136:3-9  3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords. His faithful love endures forever.  4 Give thanksContinue reading “Our dependable North Star ∙”

Just grumble and complain

Just grumble and complain Just as Death and Destruction are never satisfied, so human desire is never satisfied.  – Proverbs 27:20 1 Corinthians 10:6-13  6 These things happened as a warning to us, so that we would not crave evil things as they did,  7 or worship idols as some of them did. As theContinue reading “Just grumble and complain”

Do you feel lucky? ∙

Do you feel lucky? ∙ Now listen! Today I am giving you a choice between life and death, between prosperity and disaster. – Deuteronomy 30:15 Deuteronomy 30:15-19  15 Look! I have set before you today life and prosperity on the one hand, and death and disaster on the other.  16 What I am commanding youContinue reading “Do you feel lucky? ∙”

A solid foundation ∙

God’s truth, God’s solid foundation stands firm (2 Timothy 2:19). Matthew 7:24-27  24 “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.  25 Though the rain comes in torrents and the floodwaters rise and the winds beat against that house, it won’t collapseContinue reading “A solid foundation ∙”