Treasures

Scripture Food grows on the surface of the earth. But far below, the earth is changed as if by fire. Sapphires are taken from its rocks. Its dust contains nuggets of gold. ~Job 28:5-6, NIrV Quote The most important thing is life is to love Jesus Christ with all your heart: second to this is to …

Backfire!

Scripture The believers who had been scattered preached the word everywhere they went. ~Acts 8:4, NIrV Quote Malice is a boomerang, it is apt to turn upon the projector. ~William Makepeace  Thackeray Most of us understand the original definition of a “Backfire”; it is a mistimed explosion in the cylinder or exhaust of an engine. However, …

Again!

Scripture Once again the Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the LORD. Judges 13:1, NIrV Quote The key to exercising patience is to believe that God is up to something. ~Sam Franklin Wallace We see this exact phrase three times in the book of Judges, “Once again the Israelites did what was …

Trust The LORD

Scripture Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart. ~Psalms 37:4, NASB Quote “The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick; Who can understand it? ~Jeremiah David learned the hard way; he eared his diploma from the school of hard knocks with the colors of …

His Love Endures Forever

Scripture Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, because he is good. His faithful love continues forever. ~Psalm 106:1, NIrV Quote Though our feeling come and go, God’s love for us does not. ~C.S. Lewis One of my favorite praise and worship songs was written by Chris Tomlin… Give thanks to the Lord our …

Grace For A Lifetime

Scripture His anger last for only a moment, but his favor lasts for a person’s whole life. Weeping can stay for the night but joy is coming in the morning. ~Psalm 30:5, NIrV Quote Only God can turn a mess into a message, a test into a testimony, a trial into a triumph and a victim …

Children Verses Adults

Scripture But Jesus asked the children to come to him. “Let the little children come to me,” he said. “Don’t keep them away. God’s kingdom belongs to people like them.” Luke 18:16, NIRV Quote “Eat to live, don’t live to eat.” ~Benjamin Franklin There are many blessed things about children: they are tender hearted, trusting …

FAT

Scripture “But Israel soon became fat and unruly; the people grew heavy, plump, and stuffed! Then they abandoned the God who had made them; they made light of the Rock of their salvation. ~Deuteronomy 32:15, NLT Quote The reason I am fat is a tiny body could not store all this personality and brains. ~C. Willard Garnett …