Garments Of Gladness

Scripture For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning. ~Psalm 30:5 Quote Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow. ~Helen Keller David understood that God has the power to transform our …

Flee As A Bird

Scripture In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to me, “Flee like a bird to the mountains.” ~Psalm 11:1, NRSV Quote Never mind your happiness, do your duty. ~Peter Drucker David’s life was threatened more than once. He was a wanted man for almost ten years as he fled from Saul and …

No God!

Scripture Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is no one who does good. ~Psalm 14:1, NRSV Quote Sin is always folly and the height of folly is atheism. ~Charles H. Spurgeon The Hebrew wordʼayin is translated into three English words “there is no.” Ayin means …

Boasting In Weakness

Scripture “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” ~2 Corinthians 12:9, NLT Quote “Consciousness of our infirmities drives us out of ourselves to Him in whom our strength lies.” ~Richard …

The Bible and Prophecy

Scripture Everything will happen that is written in this book. ~Jeremiah 25:13, NIRV Quote History is the unrolled scroll of prophecy. ~James A. Garfield The bible is God’s inspired word; it is the very breath of God. The Koran is a human document. I don’t know if there is prophecy in the Koran or not, …

Gifts And Service

Scripture God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. ~I Peter 4:10, NLT Quote We find who we are in Christ, and we live out that identity through our interaction with other believers. ~Matt Brown I was reading Matthew 4 yesterday …

The Men Of Jabesh Gilead

Scripture But when the people of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, all their mighty warriors traveled through the night to Beth-shan and took the bodies of Saul and his sons down from the wall. They brought them to Jabesh, where they…buried their bodies under a tamarisk tree. ~I Samuel 31:11-12, NLT …

Update

I am in the process of moving to my new study and I have not had time to do a blog. Plus, my resources have been in two places and I hope to get them to one tomorrow. We are getting it done piece by piece, little by little. We got our computer set up …

Visions

Scripture ‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Holy Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions. Your old men will have dreams. ~Acts 2:17, NIrV Quote There is a thin line that separates laughter from pain, comedy from tragedy, and humor from …

Bring A Gift

Scripture Each of you must bring a gift. Give to the LORD your God, just as He has given to you. ~Deuteronomy 16:17, NIRV Quote JOY doesn’t simply happen to us. We have to choose JOY and keep on choosing it everyday. ~Henri Nouwen Naomi and Ruth had the same circumstances but totally different attitudes. It …