Month: September 2017

What Is That In Your Hand?

Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:16-17 Ron’s father … Continue reading What Is That In Your Hand?

Be Careful!

. . . and we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.   I Thess. 3:2-3 … Continue reading Be Careful!

Speaker Of The Promises

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.  Psalm 119:50     A promise is only invaluable to me if the promise came from someone precious and trustworthy.  The same words, spoken by a casual acquaintance, don't carry the same weight as … Continue reading Speaker Of The Promises

Silenced By Glory

Now we know that whatever the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and the whole world may be held accountable to God.  Romans 3:19 The radiance of God’s glory is veiled even though … Continue reading Silenced By Glory

He Told Us Not To Be Surprised

“They will put you out of the synagogue, in fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.” John 16:2 Jesus is a considerate leader. Following him holds few surprises for he tells us ahead … Continue reading He Told Us Not To Be Surprised

Before I Can Forgive

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isa. 55:8-9 Before I can forgive, … Continue reading Before I Can Forgive

Minimizing My Light

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. Let your light so … Continue reading Minimizing My Light