Foolish sand ∙

Foolish sand ∙ Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. – Matthew 7:24 Matthew 7:24-27  24 Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.  25Continue reading “Foolish sand ∙”

Blind justice ∙

Blind justice ∙ He will judge the world with justice and rule the nations with fairness. – Psalms 9:8 Psalms 85:10 Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Jeremiah 23:5 For the time is coming,” says the LORD, “when I will raise up a righteous descendant from King David’sContinue reading “Blind justice ∙”

The God of all comfort

The God of all comfort God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. – 2 Corinthians 1:3 Romans 15:1-7  2 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.  4 Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures giveContinue reading “The God of all comfort”

Christmas lights

Christmas lights O LORD, you are my lamp. The LORD lights up my darkness. – 2 Samuel 22:29 Philippians 2:12-16  12 Dear friends . . .. Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear.  13 For God is working in you, giving you the desire and theContinue reading “Christmas lights”

Growing up ∙

Growing up ∙ Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered. – Hebrews 5:8 Genesis 45:5-8  5 But don’t be upset, and don’t be angry with yourselves for selling me to this place. It was God who sent me here ahead of you to preserve your lives.  7 GodContinue reading “Growing up ∙”

The Christmas Truce ∙∙

The Christmas Truce ∙∙ Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. – Luke 2:14 Luke 2:10-11  10 “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.”  11 “The Savior – yes, the Messiah, the Lord – has been bornContinue reading “The Christmas Truce ∙∙”

Terminals or channels?

Terminals or channels? He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, “From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.” – John 7:38 1 Corinthians 12:4-11  4 There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.  5 There are different kinds of service, but weContinue reading “Terminals or channels?”