Monthly Archives: July 2011

Enough to Go Around

For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. – Matthew 25:35 Jesus is very clear on our responsibility to care … Continue reading

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Filling Up on Junk Food?

Why spend your money on food that does not give you strength? Why pay for food that does you no good?  Listen to me, and you will eat what is good. You will enjoy the finest food. Come to me … Continue reading

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God Will Bless

Jabez prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that You would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request. … Continue reading

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Wisdom Brings Blessing

1 Kings 3:5-12 That night the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream, and God said, “What do you want? Ask, and I will give it to you!” Solomon replied, “You showed faithful love to your servant my father, David, … Continue reading

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From Whom All Blessings Flow

And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you [with abundant increase of favors] and make your name famous and distinguished, and you will be a blessing [dispensing good to others]. – Genesis 12:2, The … Continue reading

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Giving it Up for Family

“Look,” Naomi said to Ruth, “your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods. You should do the same.” But Ruth replied, “Don’t ask me to leave you and turn back. Wherever you go, I will go; … Continue reading

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Family Fun Time

Joseph said, “…Hurry and bring my father down here.” Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin’s neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck. And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. After that his brothers talked … Continue reading

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Even In the Worst of Times

I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness.  I hear the ever-approaching thunder, which will destroy us too.  I can feel the sufferings of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think that it … Continue reading

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Pride Goes Before a Fall

This change of plans greatly upset Jonah, and he became very angry. So he complained to the Lord about it: “Didn’t I say before I left home that you would do this, Lord? That is why I ran away to … Continue reading

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Jonah Takes a Cruise

The Lord gave this message to Jonah: “Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgment against it because I have seen how wicked its people are.” But Jonah got up and went in the opposite … Continue reading

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