Buying the Hat

Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.             1 Peter 1: 18-19 ESV While shopping at Walmart with my wife we happened to pass by a display of hats that caught…

Knock – Knock

Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7 ESV “Knock knock – who’s there?” go the opening lines of some of my favorite childhood jokes but I almost never could guess what the person asking me was going to say….

Have You Been Adopted?

Have You Been Adopted? God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.  Ephesians 1:5 NLT “Have you asked Jesus into your heart Madeline?” I asked our grand-daughter as she sat on…

Our Whosoever God

For God – The Only God who was He Spoke from darkness light So loved – The Loving God He came To give the blind their sight   The world – Our world Creating God Though Him we did not see And to our loving great Creator God Shepherds run and angels sing   He…

Preparing a Home for Jesus

Behold I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him; and he with Me. Revelation 3:20 ESV When we Christians think of heaven we generally focus on how Jesus has a place prepared for us there. But heaven…