The Father’s good hands

The Father’s good hands We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps. – Proverbs 16:9 2 Kings 8:1-6  1 Elisha had told the woman whose son he had brought back to life, “Take your family and move to some other place, for the LORD has called for a famine on Israel thatContinue reading “The Father’s good hands”

A call for backup

A call for backup [The Holy Spirit] will remind you of everything I have said to you. – John 14:26 John 14:16-27  16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,  17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neitherContinue reading “A call for backup”

Loyalty that won’t let go

Loyalty that won’t let go Your people will be my people and your God my God. – Ruth 1:16 Ruth 1:16-18  16 But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shallContinue reading “Loyalty that won’t let go”

Growing pains ∙

Growing pains ∙ You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people. – Genesis 50:20 Hebrews 12:10-11  10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few years, doing the best they knew how. But God’s disciplineContinue reading “Growing pains ∙”

All power and authority ∙

All power and authority ∙ One day Jesus called together his twelve disciples and gave them power and authority Luke 9:1 Matthew 28:18-20  18 Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth.  19 Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in theContinue reading “All power and authority ∙”