a journey through God's Word
We begin a grand adventure with God at our new birth in Christ. But, like Nicodemus, I found that I really did not understand this new birth thing. It was adoption, and Paul’s explanation of it, that helped bring the truth home to my heart.
"For all who are led by the Spirit of...
“When he [Christ] had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we've worked hard all night and haven't caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.”When they had done so, they caught such...
In honor of Mother’s Day, I would like to begin a series that will share some of the things that I have been learning about being a daughter of God from my experiences as a mother.
It all began with a prayer. In January of 1998, our disposable income made a sudden and unexpected...
“Those who believe they believe in God, but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God, and not in God himself.” -Unamuno, as quoted by Madeleine L’Engle in her book...
The creative process is a powerful connection to the nature and workings of our Creator God. One of my recent artistic endeavors has been making mosaics. I have put a mosaic top onto our kitchen table, made a mosaic backsplash above our kitchen counters, and made...
Every since the addition of the study on Amos to the Treasures in Jars of Clay (AMOS.pdf (2 MB)), I keep catching myself clomping around like a "cow of Bashan". As I stand in the grocery store, dazed by the selection of hundreds of kinds of cereal, or walk by aisle after aisle of...
"But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."
1 Corinthians 15:57