God’s love is steadfast

God’s love is steadfast O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of steadfast love for all who ask for your help. – Psalms 86:5 Psalms 136:1-9  1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His steadfast love endures forever.  2 Give thanks to the God of gods. HisContinue reading “God’s love is steadfast”

Identity politics and the Forever Family ∙

Identity politics and the Forever Family ∙ For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us. – Ephesians 2:14 Ephesians 2:15-19  15 He made peace between Jews and Gentiles byContinue reading “Identity politics and the Forever Family ∙”

The Love Giver ∙

The Love Giver ∙ God is love. – 1 John 4:8 1 John 4:18-19  18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.  19 We love, because He first loved us. Many people ask is there aContinue reading “The Love Giver ∙”

Yield or Suffer ∙

Yield or Suffer ∙ So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. – 1 Peter 4:19 1 Peter 2:20-23  20 Of course, you get no credit for being patient ifContinue reading “Yield or Suffer ∙”

The gladiator’s paycheck

The gladiator’s paycheck Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God. – Luke 20:25 Matthew 22:15-22  15 The Pharisees met together to plot how to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested.  16 They sent some of their disciples, along with the supporters ofContinue reading “The gladiator’s paycheck”