God’s Point of View

And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with Him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:6 I learned a few valuable lessons during my time as a tree surgeon that has helped me in my climb of faith. Tree climbing can be dangerous but our perception of that danger depends…

Coming to the Red Sea

Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” Exodus 14:13-14 One of my professors at Bible college often said that the Christian life wasn’t hard to live, it…

Alley Cats

In our back alley we have the blessing of stray cats, one of whom seems to have adopted me. I have come home on various occasions to find him sleeping contentedly on the front porch or at my back door step. Though I have never fed this cat, he acts confidently like a member of…

Seeing the Invisible

When we  wish to know the worth of a diamond we take it to a jeweler who takes his magnifying glass and looks at the color, counts the facets and so forth. If we need to sell a property we first call an appraiser who comes and looks carefully at it inside and out to ascertain…

Heaven and Earth

Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, who made heaven and earth… Psalm 146:5-6a   As I was looking out the hospital window we were waiting for the results of tests. My friend’s surgery had not gone well. Something was sapping his strength and…