As we close out Streams of Refreshment, I felt that Psalm 121 was the perfect place to stay and rest upon. Let's find the refreshment this stream has for those of us in this troubled world. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made … Continue reading Stream of Psalm 121
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.
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
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
Long long ago in a far away land, before she was Sarah her name was Sarai. Let's glean what we can about her.
Trying to find contentment in a world that is full of chaos and turmoil is nearly impossible. That is if you are trying to find it in the things of this world. Fame and fortune can lead to loneliness, despair and even death, as we have witnessed with some of the celebrities. So how do we … Continue reading The Heart of Contentment
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
Can you just hear the shock in Jesus' voice when Philip asked Him to show them the Father? Not just Jesus but the other disciples were probably just as shocked. Peter may have been thinking, " Philip, if you would stop stuffing your mouth with food you would have heard what Jesus said." Thomas might … Continue reading Show Us…