Experience Something New and Fresh

Scripture “When you see the Levitical priests carrying the Ark of the Covenant of the Lord your God, move out from your positions and follow them. Since you have never traveled this way before, they will guide you. ~Joshua 3:3-4, NLT Quote Life is either a darling adventure or mere existence. ~Helen Keller Charles L. Allen…

Fools

Scripture Only a fool would say to himself, “There is no God.” And why does he say it? Because of his wicked heart, his dark and evil deeds. His life is corroded with sin. ~Psalm 53:1, TLB Quote We get a Ph.D. degree and strut across a stage, saying to ourselves, “God You’ve done a…

Rebellion/Transgression

Scripture They say, “Let’s cut the ropes and set ourselves free!” ~Psalms 2:3, CEV Quote Rebellion is against a higher authority. No one rebels against the weak and impotent. ~Ya’akov Rebellion is rooted in our fallen nature. You can see it in the heart of a child but unfortunately, we do not outgrow this spirit…

Biblical Wisdom

Scripture He will keep in perfect peace all those who trust in Him, whose thoughts turn often to the LORD. ~Isaiah 26:3, TLB Quote Insane Asylums are filled with people who thought excessively about themselves and never or rarely thought of God or others. ~W. F. Graham I like Billy Graham and his son Franklin.…

The Curse of Sin

Scripture I am completely broken because of what I’ve done. Gloom is all around me. My sins have bent me over to the ground. ~Psalm 38:6, TPT Quote There is no pleasure in sin once you understand the consequences. ~Ya’akov When we moved here 20 plus years ago, there was a pretty flower that bloomed each spring…

Psalm 40

Scripture Blessing after blessing comes to those who love and trust the LORD. ~Psalm 40:4, TPT Quote When Jesus Christ is the source of our joy, no words can describe it. ~William Franklin Graham I love the Psalms. They encourage me, they lift me up and that help me in my prayer and praise. David…

Sufficient Grace

Scripture Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” ~2 Corinthians 12:8-9, NLT Quote “The creature’s illusion of sufficiency must, for the creature’s sake, be shattered, and this is accomplished by suffering. ~C.S. Lewis I graduated high…

Surrender

Scripture Depend on the Lord. Trust in him, and he will help you. He will make it as clear as day that you are right. ~Psalm 37:5-6, ERV Quote God does not help those who help themselves; he helps those who trust Him and rely on Him. ~Jonathan Roumie Who is blue blazes is Jonathan Roumie? Until…

The Deceptive Nature Of Sin

Scripture But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully matured, it brings forth death. ~James 1:14-15, LSB Quote No temptation is overcome until we stop trying to overcome it. ~C.S. Lewis The Greek…

Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Scripture You carefully study the Scriptures. You think that they give you eternal life. These same Scriptures tell about me! But you refuse to come to me to have that life. ~John 5:39-40, ERV Quote He who has Christ and everything else, has no more than he who has Christ only. ~C.S. Lewis Few things are…