When God Interrupts Life

About three months later Judah was told, “Tamar your daughter-in-law has been immoral. Moreover, she is pregnant by immorality.” The story of Joseph is one of the predominant stories in Genesis. Abraham’s descendants were saved when Joseph assumed a place of political power in Egypt. … Continue reading When God Interrupts Life

Thorns of Worry

Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful. Matthew 13:7, 22 … Continue reading Thorns of Worry

Refuge From The Avenger

It is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us.  Hebrews 6:18 Have you ever been the object of revenge?  Perhaps you did something awful but later regretted it when you … Continue reading Refuge From The Avenger

When Scripture Is Dull

Trouble and anguish have found me out, but your commandments are my delight.  Psalm 119:143 When a person hears bad news, he often loses his appetite.  He feels sick to his stomach and what once appealed to his senses holds little value.  Friends and family … Continue reading When Scripture Is Dull

For A Limited Audience

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he opened his mouth and taught them. Matthew 5:1-2 Jesus withdrew from the crowd, went up on the mountain by himself, and was joined by his … Continue reading For A Limited Audience

Shouldn’t This Be Normal?

And Pharaoh said to his servants, “Can we find a man like this, in whom is the Spirit of God?” Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has shown you all this, there is none so discerning and wise as you are. Genesis 41:38-39 It’s … Continue reading Shouldn’t This Be Normal?

Blind and Still Obsessed

But the men [angels] reached out their hands and brought Lot into the house with them and shut the door. And they struck with blindness the men who were at the entrance of the house, both small and great, so that they wore themselves out … Continue reading Blind and Still Obsessed

How Others Feel When My Name is Mentioned

The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.  Proverbs 10:7 Positive emotions and rich images flourish when the righteous are mentioned.  Joseph. Abraham. King David. John the Apostle. Martin Luther. D.L. Moody. Billy Graham. Negative images … Continue reading How Others Feel When My Name is Mentioned

Mrs. Noah

On that very day Noah and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, together with his wife and the wives of his three sons, entered the ark.  Genesis 7:13 COVID19, and the slower pace of life it has introduced, has given many opportunities for in-depth conversations with … Continue reading Mrs. Noah

Ransomed With Another’s Life

You were ransomed from the futile ways of your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish.  I Peter 1:18-19 Suppose your child was out playing in the back yard, a place that … Continue reading Ransomed With Another’s Life