Pulling out Those Pesky Thorns!

Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them.             Matthew 13:7 ESV Thorns come with a wide variety of nasty consequences to their recipients. From the big ones that roses hide beneath their blossoms to the tiniest that coat the stems of stinging nettles, they are designed…

Wings

He lays the beams of his chambers  on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot;  he rides on the wings of the wind.  Psalm 104:3 ESV Run, John, run, the law commands, but gives us neither feet nor hands. Far better news the gospel brings: It bids us fly and gives us wings.      John Bunyan

8th Christmas Gift

Eighth Gift of Christmas – Rest In all the hurry towards Christmas, it is easy for us to forget to rest for a moment at the manger. But He patiently lingered the unhurried nine months in the waiting room of Mary’s womb. Shepherds were the first to know as they rested with their flocks. Then Jesus was born…

A Flower that Never Fades

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever  Isaiah 40:8 At the moment of her selection Esther was the most beautiful young woman that the king could find in all his domain. She was chosen to be queen and to live in his palace. Esther received the finest clothes,…