Monthly Archives: June 2011

Freedom AND Responsibility

Since we’re free in the freedom of God, can we do anything that comes to mind? Hardly. You know well enough from your own experience that there are some acts of so-called freedom that destroy freedom. Offer yourselves to sin, … Continue reading

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Stuff

A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’ Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger … Continue reading

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There’s an App for That!

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and … Continue reading

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God Will Provide

Then Abraham looked up and saw a ram caught by its horns in a thicket. So he took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering in place of his son. Abraham named the place “the Lord will provide.”  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Our fathers trusted in You; they trusted, and You delivered them. – Psalm 22:4 A father plays a critical role in the family – not the provider, not the protector, not even the disciplinarian – his most important job is … Continue reading

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God’s Grace and Mercy

Psalm 51, tells us what to pray when we realize that we are sinners as we hear what the word of God says to us: HAVE MERCY ON ME, OH GOD, ACCORDING TO YOUR UNFAILING LOVE, ACCORDING TO YOUR GREAT … Continue reading

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God’s Water

Won’t you revive us again, so your people can rejoice in you? Show us your unfailing love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation… Indeed, the LORD will give what is good, and our land will yield its produce. – … Continue reading

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Revive Us

O God, who is like You? You, who have shown me great and severe troubles, shall revive me again, and bring me up again from the depths of the earth. You shall increase my greatness, and comfort me on every … Continue reading

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Live In Harmony

Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part. If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the … Continue reading

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Just Like the First Time

And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all He has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind He will find acceptable. This is truly … Continue reading

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