Precious Promises

There is no better known symbol of precious stones than the diamond. But of even greater value are God’s promises in the middle of the real struggles in our lives. Peter writes these words as he faces the end of his own life at the hands of executioners. He looks back for a moment remembering…

Heaven’s Treasure

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living    Psalms 27:13   I dreamed I stood at heaven’s door and heard its hinges creak Around its frame a light shone out As it opened for the King “What have you brought?” He asked “From your time…

No Sunset in Heaven

As I was finishing my evening bike ride I was struck with the beauty of the sunset. The fleeting moments of the end of another day on our small corner of the earth are so awe inspiring that it leaves us speechless. And yet in Heaven with no more darkness or night there will be…

The Great Investment

And said, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver Him to you?” And they counted out to him thirty pieces of silver. Matthew 26:15 NKJV The Dow Jones measures the value of  the biggest companies in our economy and some of us invest there. But there are others called commodity traders who…

Barefoot on Holy Ground

Then he said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.” Exodus 3:5 ESV I know that I have written twice on foot washing lately but the Lord gave me one more small truth to share. Did you know that when God…