Three promises from God’s Word about renewal to encourage you Are you ready for a change? Spring is a good time to take stock of what you have, decide what you need to get rid of and replace or repair broken things that are no longer useful. It is good to do this not only […]
Rainbows serve as a kind of bookends for the entire Bible. In Genesis, God establishes himself as a covenant-keeping God, loving and faithful. In Revelation, we see the fullness of God’s glory accompanied by a rainbow. In between these two, we see the glory of God accompanied by a rainbow as Ezekiel sees the glory […]
Spring Challenge Day 2 Spring is a time to plant seeds and watch them blossom. But before you plant seeds, you must prepare the ground. In the same way, ask God to prepare your heart to receive his word before you begin to read your Bible. Forgiveness and Reconciliation First, Ask him to search your […]
Spring Series 1 Challenge verse day 1: Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. Hosea 10:12 You may remember the words of the first song from the Broadway musical Godspell. They proclaimed, […]
Mothers were not a focus of special attention in Bible times. Women in general, including mothers, worked hard behind the scenes with little to no recognition. Yet, Mothers are written about in the grand arc of the Bible story, from beginning to end. God chose to use mothers, a marginalized group, to build his Kingdom. […]
Jesus said, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.” John 15:1 Jesus is the only true source from which good fruit can come. Jesus knew the religious Jews of his time looked to many sources to give them the fruits of a godly life. From Moses to Solomon, from Abraham to […]
Jesus says that he is the vine and you, as a believer in him, are a branch coming off the vine. Just as life-giving sap continuously flows from the vine to the branches, so eternal, abundant life flows from Jesus to you.
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Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Psalm 25:4-5 The world is filled with what seems like unlimited choices. You have many decisions to make. From everyday family issues to […]