Jesus is Our Peace

Peace I leave with you. My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 KJV After we received the news that my wife’s sister was given only weeks to live, I spent the night tossing and…

What’s Your 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 ESV One of my professors at Bible college often said that the Christian life wasn’t just hard to…

Snow Storms and Celebrations

Our first home had a spectacular view from the top of a high ridge in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania. However nice as that view was in Summer, we paid double for it in Winter. Can you guess where the snow piled up in drifts several feet deep? Yep you got it -right outside our…

Desert Temptations

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1 The great temptation that we face is to seek help and hope and honor from men instead of being satisfied with what God Alone provides. A desert is an empty and dry place where little survives and…

Spiritual Dream Home

But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him mercy and He gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph’s hand all the prisoners who were in the prison whatever they did there it was his doing.              Genesis 39:21-22  My…