Category: Jo Bower
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.
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…
New Thoughts on the Afterlife
A discussion about how good do you have to be to get into heaven brought out my thoughts about my relationship with God and the afterlife.