Gentle strength ∙

Gentle strength ∙ Let your gentleness be evident to all. – Philippians 4:5 Isaiah 40:10-11  10 Yes, the Sovereign LORD is coming in power. He will rule with a powerful arm. See, he brings his reward with him as he comes.  11 He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambsContinue reading “Gentle strength ∙”

Shimei, the first SWAT-ter ∙

Shimei, the first SWAT-ter ∙ Get out of here, you murderer, you scoundrel! The LORD is paying you back for all the bloodshed in Saul’s clan. You stole his throne, and now the LORD has given it to your son Absalom. At last, you will taste some of your own medicine, for you are aContinue reading “Shimei, the first SWAT-ter ∙”

Bible rubble ∙

Bible rubble ∙ I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. – Matthew 16:18 Daniel 3:17-28  17 “If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.Continue reading “Bible rubble ∙”

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 ∙”