Friendly persuasion ∙

Friendly persuasion ∙ Because we understand our fearful responsibility to the Lord, we work hard to persuade others. – 2 Corinthians 5:11 John 16:7-11  7 But I tell you the truth, it is best for you that I go away because if I do not, the Helper will not come. If I do go away,Continue reading “Friendly persuasion ∙”

Hide and seek ∙

Hide and seek ∙ The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. – Luke 19:10 Luke 19:1-10  1 Jesus entered Jericho and made his way through the town.  2 There was a man there named Zacchaeus. He was the chief tax collector in the region, and he had become very rich.Continue reading “Hide and seek ∙”

Nowhere Man ∙

Nowhere Man ∙ Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, regularly eating at the king’s table. Now he was lame in both feet. – 2 Samuel 9:13 1 Samuel 20:14-17  14 [Jonathan told David] and may you treat me with the faithful love of the LORD as long as I live. But if I die,  15 treat myContinue reading “Nowhere Man ∙”

The beloved are nots

The beloved are nots God blesses those who are poor in spirit and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. – Matthew 5:3 1 Corinthians 1:26-28  26 Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you.Continue reading “The beloved are nots”

A friendly face

A friendly face Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any. – Matthew 22:16 Luke 18:15-17  15 One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But whenContinue reading “A friendly face”