Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. Luke 2:11,12 NIV I don’t want to brag but on occasion I have made some sacrifices in … Continue reading Gift Wrappings
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 The Day After, wasn’t that the name of a catastrophe movie about a nuclear holocaust or something? I’m sure for many, that is how they feel this morning–like a bomb has gone off. Fear, anxiety, hopelessness. This has … Continue reading The Day After
Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harm so that it might not bring me pain!” And God granted what he asked. 1 Chronicles 4:10 ESV So much talk lately … Continue reading About the Borders…
But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57 So the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The greatest thing about the game, besides the commercials and the great ending for Peyton Manning’s amazing career is that we now have a break from football for about six months! For … Continue reading The Victor
My grace is enough; it’s all you need. 2 Corinthians 12:9a MSG This past Sunday, our Worship leader led us in a new song–new to me anyway, Christ Is Enough by Hillsong. As I sang the song, I was reminded of a devotional challenge my good friend and neighbor, Kelly participated in a few years ago. It was called … Continue reading Enough
I have been young, and now I am old, but I have never seen a righteous person abandoned or his descendants begging for food. Psalm 37:25 GW I have always imagined what the view would look like from here. And now I have arrived. I think most would agree anything over fifty is considered over the … Continue reading The View From Over The Hill
Jesus answered by quoting Deuteronomy: “It takes more than bread to stay alive. It takes a steady stream of words from God’s mouth.” Matthew 4:4 MSG It’s New Year’s day, the time of year to make some changes to improve ourselves. After some prayer and consideration I decided I’m going to eat more! Every year … Continue reading Eat More!
While we are here on earth, we sigh because we want to live in that heavenly home. 2 Corinthians 5:2 CEV (I am reposting this from last year because today marks the One Year Anniversary of Jasonte Medsker’s passing from this life to the next. We commemorate his beautiful, purposeful, life-giving journey. Our prayers go up … Continue reading Big Big Yard (Again)
You are the God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate your awesome power. Psalm 77:14 TLB In just over a week, my life will change forever. My son will graduate from High School. Unlike most parents, this has not been something to which I have looked forward with excitement. Graduations have always been difficult for … Continue reading Commencement Of Miracles
Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11 NKJV Do You Hear What I Hear … Continue reading Do You See What I See?