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 G.O.A.T. ∙

The G.O.A.T. ∙ I tell you the truth, of all who have ever lived, none is greater than John the Baptist. Yet even the least person in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he is! – Matthew 11:11 John 1:6-8  6 God sent a man, John the Baptist,  7 to tell about the lightContinue reading “The G.O.A.T. ∙”

Growing old ∙

Seventy years are given to us! Some even live to eighty. But even the best years are filled with pain and trouble; soon, they disappear, and we fly away. – Psalms 90:10 Ecclesiastes 12:1-14  1 Don’t let the excitement of youth cause you to forget your Creator. Honor him in your youth before you growContinue reading “Growing old ∙”

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 ∙”

Why are you afraid? ∙

Why are you afraid? ∙ Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith? – Mark 4:40 Romans 5:3-5  3 We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.  4 And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope ofContinue reading “Why are you afraid? ∙”