Not again! Didn't they learn anything about the lie they told in Egypt? OK, we'll give them a little slack for their age. Yet, Sarah must hide her age well. Wonder what she used?
We laugh for different reasons. Sometimes it is because you live with a teen that loves to make puns. Maybe because of a good comedy or comedian made you laugh. Someone told you about a situation that they were in that you just doubled over in laughter. Then there is that nervous laughter you get … Continue reading Laughter
Back in biblical time, the meaning of the names had a big part of who they were. Just look at Naomi in the book of Ruth. Naomi's name means pleasantness. After her husband and sons died she returned back to her hometown and wanted everyone to call her Mara which means bitter. One of the things … Continue reading What Is In A Name?
God changes their names: Abram to Abraham and Sarai to Sarah. Both Abraham and Sarah laugh that they were to be parents in their old age.
Anyone that has kids or works with kids know that when they jump in to help sometimes they make a big mess. Even if they help clean it up you have to go behind them to really get it cleaned up. Likewise, when we think God needs our help in certain areas by doing things in … Continue reading The Mess We Make
Has God ever asked you to do something and you felt you were incapable of doing what He wanted you to do? Maybe, He promised you something and when you look at your earthly situation there is just no way you see it happening. You are in good company. Let's look at a day in … Continue reading Sarah’s Diary
A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Israel.
My husband, daughter and I stood in awe on the top of Mt. Azekah overlooking the valley of Elah. This was the place where David killed Goliath! Trying to wrap my head around what took place here, I tried to envision David coming face-to-face with the one who taunted him. Threatened him. Dared him to come one step closer.
Ted, one of our teaching pastors had just walked us through this historical event. Pulling nuggets of truth from scripture, he took us back in time to what played out that day. He finally challenged us to identify the giants in our own lives.
The things that taunt us. The things that ignite fear, leaving us paralyzed.
How will we respond when we come face-to-face with these giants?
Just four hours after our group hiked back down Mt. Azekah, I’d be forced to answer that question.
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I don't know why this didn't post Sunday but God had a reason. This week we see the promise God mad to Abram and Sarai taking things into her own hands.
When you get married you never expect to hear your husband ask you to lie for him. He is supposed to be your knight in shining armor ready to protect you from all harm. At least that is the dream most of us have as we walk down the aisle. Sarai thought the same when … Continue reading Lie For Me
In a land far away, known as Ur, by the southern end of the Euphrates River, lived a man and his beautiful wife. The lived with his dad and took in his nephew when his brother died. His nephew was like a son to him since his wife could not get pregnant. His dad decided … Continue reading The Journey Begins