Gratitude or not? ∙

Gratitude or not? ∙ Even if we butchered all our flocks and herds, would that satisfy them? Even if we caught all the fish in the sea, would that be enough? – Numbers 11:22 Numbers 11:1-11  1 Soon the people began to complain about their hardship, and the LORD heard everything they said. Then theContinue reading “Gratitude or not? ∙”

Dependable friendship ∙

Dependable friendship ∙ A man with too many friends comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. – Proverbs 18:24 Proverbs 17:17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Psalms 25:8-15  8 The LORD is good and does what is right; he showsContinue reading “Dependable friendship ∙”

The myth of impartiality ∙

The myth of impartiality ∙ Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth and defer to no one, for You are not partial to any. – Matthew 22:16 John 2:24-25  24 But Jesus, on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for He knew all men,  25Continue reading “The myth of impartiality ∙”

The short answer is Nothing ∙

The short answer is Nothing ∙ Long ago, the LORD said: “I have loved you, my people, with an everlasting love. With unfailing love I have drawn you to myself.” – Jeremiah 31:3 Romans 5:8-10  8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.Continue reading “The short answer is Nothing ∙”

Drop your weapons ∙

Drop your weapons ∙ Be still and know that I am God. – Psalms 46:10 1 Kings 19:11-13  11 “Go out and stand before me on the mountain,” the LORD told him. And as Elijah stood there, the LORD passed by, and a mighty windstorm hit the mountain. It was such a terrible blast thatContinue reading “Drop your weapons ∙”