Dead or alive ∙

Dead or alive ∙ Lazarus, come forth – John 11:43 John 11:25-26  25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies,  26 and the one who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” An IowaContinue reading “Dead or alive ∙”

Can you hear me now? ∙

Can you hear me now? ∙ Today when you hear his voice, don’t harden your hearts . . . – Hebrews 3:7-8 Hebrews 1:1-3  1 Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets.  2 And now in these final days, he has spoken to us through hisContinue reading “Can you hear me now? ∙”

Gaming disorders ∙

Gaming disorders ∙ Don’t you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? – Romans 6:16 John 8:34 Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin. Romans 6:16-23  16 Don’t you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? YouContinue reading “Gaming disorders ∙”

The greatest among you ∙

The greatest among you ∙ “If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.” – Mark 9:35 Mark 10:37-45  37 James and John replied, “When you sit on your glorious throne, we want to sit in places of honor next to you, one on your right and theContinue reading “The greatest among you ∙”

He will do it ∙

He will do it ∙ Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will act on your behalf. – Psalms 37:5 Psalms 37:3-5  3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.  4 Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires ofContinue reading “He will do it ∙”

Living with misinformation and disinformation

Living with misinformation and disinformation Commit yourself to instruction; listen carefully to words of knowledge. – Proverbs 23:12 Proverbs 23:9, 12  9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words. 12 Apply your heart to discipline And your ears to words of knowledge. The profusion ofContinue reading “Living with misinformation and disinformation”

So let it be written . . . ∙

So let it be written . . . ∙ Look, I now teach you these decrees and regulations just as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may obey them. – Deuteronomy 4:5 Nehemiah 8:6,8  6 Then Ezra praised the LORD, the great God, and all the people chanted, “Amen! Amen!” as theyContinue reading “So let it be written . . . ∙”

Adopted into Father’s Forever Family

Adopted into Father’s Forever Family God sent his Son . . . so that he could adopt us as his very own children. – Galatians 4:4-5 Galatians 4:1-7  1 Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slavesContinue reading “Adopted into Father’s Forever Family”