Two Tires on the Stairs

The angel of the Lord encamps    around those who fear him, and delivers them. Psalm 37:4 ESV You need to know that I have never seen an angel, but I believe in them. Yet the entire concept of angels seems pretty strange to me. Why would an all powerful God who can command light into existence and who…

Desert Temptations

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1 The great temptation that we face is to seek help and hope and honor from men instead of being satisfied with what God Alone provides. A desert is an empty and dry place where little survives and…

Our Special Muslim Friends

Last year we moved from a house along a busy city street to a planned community. We miss the hustle and bustle and choice of Latino, Asian and Italian food, but we are happy to live in a neighborhood where the people next door aren’t moving in and out every six months. We were also…

Angels Watch

See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven. Matthew 18:10 ESV When a wolf watches a flock of sheep they see a desirable target and a good opportunity to exploit. But to the shepherd  those…

What Will We Give?

And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshiped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11 KJV  At Fort Knox in Kentucky the U.S. government stores over 9 million…