Not Lost in the Crowd

When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. And he began to teach them many things.  Mark 6:34 ESV After this last year most of us are mentally and physically worn out. During the pandemic, many of us have lost friends and…

This is Going to Hurt!

For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives. Hebrews 12:7 ESV Maybe the phrase, “This is going to hurt me more than it’s going to hurt you!” is imprinted indelibly in my memory, because it always preceded several well aimed smacks on my behind. It was not that I…

Two Tires on the Stairs

The angel of the Lord encamps    around those who fear him, and delivers them. Psalm 37:4 ESV You need to know that I have never seen an angel, but I believe in them. Yet the entire concept of angels seems pretty strange to me. Why would an all powerful God who can command light into existence and who…

The Greatest Love Story

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.       Colossians 1:13-14 ESV Okay, so along with most guys I am pretty convinced that Valentine’s day is a gigantic scam concocted to manipulate us into buying chocolates and flowers…

All Our Needs in His Own Way

For even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me aid more than once when I was in need… And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:16 & 19 ESV As I read my bible this morning, I was excited to see how the story of…