For my first Five Minute Friday. The prompt word is Steady. It is amazing how it fits on what Jesus says about getting rid of worry.
Worry zaps our faith. As our worry grows our faith gets smaller.
In Matthew chapter 6, Jesus covers worry in all aspects. He talks about what it does to our bodies, our spiritual life, and how to defeat worry. I think it is interesting that Jesus starts out talking about worry with eating. So many of us turn to comfort food when we are stress out over … Continue reading Birds of the Air
(Photograph by Nathan Anderson - Unsplash) This week's stream is found in Matthew 6. Jesus, Himself leads us to this stream to put to rest the anxiousness we so get tangled up with. Dip into this stream and seek the quietness that lies within.
Sarah died without seeing Issac getting married or grandkids. God had changed her name to Sarah meaning a princess over many, yet she only had one son. A child she had waited basically her whole life to have. We have seen her trust God for her protection. We have seen her lack of trust and … Continue reading The Death of A Princess
Just as He said, God visited Sarah and opened her womb. So at 90-years-old Sarah had a baby boy and Abraham was 100. I wonder as she was going through childbirth if her focus was on the promise God had given her to get through the pain? Did she get to the point where she … Continue reading It’s A Boy
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.