Wild Flowers or Weeds?

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? Matthew 6:30 KJV In the days before hay bales were 1,000 pound rolls we used to pile them on the hay wagon and…

My Father’s World

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. Psalm 19:1-2 When we don’t understand why God remains silent the issue is not His ceasing to speak but rather our failure to hear.   This is my Father’s world And o…

A Tiny Seed

And the Lord said, “If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.                   Luke 17:6 ESV If you are a little like me, you probably find yourself sometimes praying “Lord please, give me more faith!” When we feel…

A 2 Way Street

In our backyard is a lemon tree that loves to give fruit. Every year right after Christmas you will find it loaded with hundreds of lemons. No one has ever done any pruning spraying or fertilizing. It loves where it lives. I have discovered that its secret is in its flowers. Each year in early…

Promise of the Father

The only promises that matter are promises kept. God’s promises to us are called great and precious. These promises include, joy peace and eternal life. But these promises have their greatest fulfillment not in blessings but in a person. That promise is the person of the Holy Spirit. He is, in the words of the…