Category: Christian Blog
I think we all have our times like Elijah when after a time of victory or high spiritual experience, or a time of service that really changed our lives. The next day after activity has ceased, we panic just a little and wonder if we will ever see that kind of service again…. But …..
Give Us This Day
The Lord’s Prayer is very rich, and full of gems of wisdom as well as the model we have taken for prayer. Mine them…. as i did I found a comforting, yet powerful idea…
Enough Contempt Psalm 123 (A Song of Ascents. A song pilgrims or travelers sing as they journey to places of festival.) 1 I lift up my eyes to you, to you who sit enthroned in heaven. 2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave…
God’s Adult Children
Okay, I’m late. Mother’s day was several weeks ago, but we now have Father’s Day in June, so I’m writing to included both. I was preparing a devotion on heritage (as in Christian Heritage) and my devotional reading was Romans 8:12-17, and I went a whole different direction. So, join me in thinking about being…
Compunction to Care
Compunction to care… a phrase from Monty’s Sunday School lesson stuck with me, and I explore it. If your reaction is different than mine, feel free to find what that means to you.
The first of the year always sets me to considering if I need to put thing into a new (I hope) perspectives. It is not just an exercise experts tell us we need to do. Sometimes it has changed my emotional health as well changed the things I put my energies into.
LIVING LIFE BACKWARDS?
We speak of facing the future bravely, with trust, and sometimes uncertainly. But here’s a new Idea to me. In reality we face the past, seeking an understanding of the past so we can face the future. So we are really facing the past and taking steps, backwards, into the future. think about that image…
Sometimes the study of the Old Testament prophets as related to Christmas gets a little slow when held up to the excitement of the New Testament account of the angels and manger and mysterious men from the East. But a gem was pointed out this week, and maybe it will also help you to put…