(Photo by Mike Lewis - Unsplash) This week we will look at Colossians 3 and the stream of life that flows through us and reaches others.
Everyone saw Mary, the sister of Lazarus, as rebellious, stubborn, and bitter. Everyone except for Jesus. In all three times, we see Mary at the feet of Jesus. To Martha, Mary was a stubborn, rebellious brat that refused to help her get the meal ready by being lazy sitting at the feet of Jesus. The … Continue reading Little Sister Redeemed
I have tried to write a different post on contentment all morning long but when things that are out of your control with your youngest son half way around the world in Africa it is a little hard to focus on anything else than what God is doing in both of your lives right then. … Continue reading A Lesson In Contentment
A reflection isn't perfect. Other things can get in the way and distort it. Unless the lake is completely still you can't get a mirror image of the trees and sky. That image is gone once the wind picks up or a stone is thrown into it. When we look into the mirror the reflection … Continue reading Reflection
Ever taken a daisy and pulled off the petals one at a time while saying, "He loves me. He loves me not..."? In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul starts out with two lists. What love isn't and what love is. Love isn't being the most eloquent speaker or having a voice that people enjoy listening to, without … Continue reading Love isn’t… Love is…
How could we look at love without taking a look at 1 Corinthians 13? What is your favorite verse and why? Leave it in a comment, Sunday.
I love cut flowers, the only problem with them is they don't last forever. No matter what you do, 7-Up, aspirin, cut the stem on a diagonal ... they will eventually fade and wilt. Because they are no longer connected to their true source of nourishment. Likewise with us, if we are not connected, grafted, abiding ... … Continue reading Living In Love
When the Old Testament was translated into Greek, the Greek Septuagint, the Hebrew word chesed was interpreted as agape. I have learned a lot about the word chesed for a good friend Andy Lee. You can find her at Words by Andy Lee or check out her morning Facebook Live devotionals at Andy Lee. She uses the Key-Word Bible, … Continue reading Reading Plan for Love Week 1
Look around. All you see in this world today in division. Countries are in civil war. People turning against each other of stupid stuff. It seems that to be arguing is the in thing. Even if what they say or do makes them look stupid, they do it anyways just because of they disagree with … Continue reading One
Starting January 2, we will take an in-depth look into 1 Corinthians 13:13, and the three keywords, faith, hope, and love. Check out the different versions. But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love. NASB Three things will last forever--faith, hope, and love--and the greatest of these is … Continue reading New Year New Study