I usually do not read from the Message Bible, but our Pastor’s wife today read the Beatitudes from the Message and I felt it was something I needed to share. Matthew 5 1-2 When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him.… Read More Sunday Devotion
There are some notorious characters in Jesus’s lineage. Consider Abraham: he got tired of waiting for his promise and had a child by one of his slaves. Tamar was involved in a scandal with Judah. Consider Rahab, a prostitute, who helped the Israelites win the battle of Jericho. And then there is Ruth who slept… Read More Notorious–Daily Prompt
When I stopped trying in my own strength to control self, and turned my life over to God’s control, I found incredible love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (to live my life in a Spirit-filled way and not succumb to desires that lead to ruin!). https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/control
Are you a cat or dog person? I’ve always been a dog person. We were never allowed to have pets as we were growing up, because both my parents had bad experiences. But as soon as I was on my own and married we got two dogs. One was a gentle, intelligent, and playful German… Read More Cats? Or Dogs?