Doubting John ∙∙

Doubting John ∙∙ When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law – Galatians 4:4 Isaiah 35:3-6  3 Strengthen those who have tired hands, and encourage those who have weak knees.  4 Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, and do not fear,Continue reading “Doubting John ∙∙”

The paradox of pain ∙∙

The paradox of pain ∙∙ For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! – 2 Corinthians 4:17 2 Corinthians 4:17-18  17 For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond allContinue reading “The paradox of pain ∙∙”

Human expiration dates ∙

John grew up and became strong in spirit. And he lived in the wilderness until he began his public ministry to Israel. – Luke 1:80 1 Corinthians 15:54-55  54 Then, when our dying bodies have been transformed into bodies that will never die, this Scripture will be fulfilled: “Death is swallowed up in victory.  55Continue reading “Human expiration dates ∙”

It might have been ∙

It might have been ∙ As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God! – Psalms 42:1 Psalms 42:1-11  1 As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God.  2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I comeContinue reading “It might have been ∙”