Tag Archive: hope

Responding To Children’s Persistence: God and Earthly Parents…

Getting ready for work this morning and my four year old daughter asked me for candy. Hmmm. I looked at her like, “Are you serious–do you realize how early it is?” (it’s a… Continue reading

What If My House, Neighborhood, Work, Grocery Store…

. …were like rooms of a local church? . What if my house were a church sanctuary/auditorium where I worshiped God throughout each day and invited Him into all of daily activities? .… Continue reading

Stuff God Never Said…

In trying to understand what God has said to us in the Bible, it is sometimes helpful to examine what He didn’t say in a particular verse/passage…Here are some hopefully helpful examples below!… Continue reading

Whispers In The Bible…

. The word “whisper” appears 16 times in the NIV translation of the Bible (please click HERE). By looking at these different passages we learn an important lesson about an activity (in this… Continue reading

Confessions Of A Worry-er…

. “Hello. My name is M.J. (“Hi M.J.!”)… . …I’m a worry-er.” . I worry…a lot. . I worry a lot of the time about a lot of things… . . -Finances -Family… Continue reading

God Wants TO BE Your Shade…

“The LORD is your shade at your right hand” (Psalm 121:5). Powerful. Let’s soak in this verse for a moment together. (please click on the Bible books/chapters/verses below to read the actual Scriptural… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XXI…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

The “NEVERS” of God…

In the NIV translation of the Bible, God uses the word “never” many times to describe actions that He will never take (what He won’t ever do). We can trust EVERY Word from… Continue reading

Thoughts On Friendship And Community…

(please click on the Scripture books/chapters/verses below to read the actual Biblical text) “Two are better than one,     because they have a good return for their labor: 10 If either of them falls down,… Continue reading

The “ALWAYS” Of God…

In the NIV translation of the Bible, God uses the word “always” many times to describe aspects of His character (Who He is) and actions that He takes (what He does). We can… Continue reading