Faces

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12:1 Back in 2016 the…

Wisdom of Geese

I confess that I never held a great deal of respect for geese on the farm. To me they seemed the most unlikely examples of wisdom of any of our animals. What I had forgotten to take into account was their creator. He places a message within every part of his creation…even geese. First they…

Enjoying the Sabbath

In Mark’s Gospel Jesus pointed out that the opposition he was facing over what He was doing on the Sabbath was from a basic misunderstanding of the command to rest on the seventh day. The Pharisees were acting as if the 4th commandment began when Moses received it on the mountain. But in reality the…

Who is This?

Who is this? What a very strange question to ask after all that they had already seen. When they saw water changed to wine, the blind seeing, and bread multiplied, they thought they knew who Jesus was. But when they were delivered from death it dawned on them that they had missed entirely on who…

Getting Back in the Boat

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 This short, seemingly insignificant verse holds a promise I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. I often thought about God challenging me as when Peter walked on water. Other times it was comforting to know that Jesus reached out his hand to…