Letters, Thrones, Beasts and Scrolls.

It is perfectly normal to feel intimidated and maybe even “put off” by the Book of Revelation. But I encourage you to keep reading, at least this one time, all the way through. And while you’re doing so, look for the clues and cross-references to other books of the Bible.  This last book of the … Continue reading Letters, Thrones, Beasts and Scrolls.

Forget Me Not

The last words of Nehemiah are probably something we all hope for: that God remembers us for the good we have done in our lives. Of course, we come up short over and over again, just like the Israelites. But God’s forgiveness and love is abundant. September 28 Nehemiah 9:1-38 Today’s Takeaways: The people completed … Continue reading Forget Me Not

Looking For Gratefulness

So the other day my kids were moping around the house with nothing to do, play or talk about. Apparently we live in a bare cage, have nothing interesting and don’t know anyone. You know, the usual.  And I was getting tired of reminding them just how lucky they are and how grateful they should … Continue reading Looking For Gratefulness

I’ll Sing Once More

I can’t believe that this week we will be reading the last three psalms. We started reading on April 13 – right at the beginning of the pandemic lockdown. And we’re ending as (hopefully) things are starting the slow crawl to getting back to normal.  I’ve been thinking about it and maybe this was exactly … Continue reading I’ll Sing Once More

In His Word I Put My Hope

Several of this week’s Psalms talk about fully relying on God. Although this is our ultimate purpose, no one ever said it was easy. Especially in today’s overstimulated, always-striving-for-bigger-and-better world. But maybe these past five months have nudged us (possibly involuntarily) in that direction. When our lives (or the whole world) are in turmoil, humans … Continue reading In His Word I Put My Hope