Month: June 2021

seeing eye dog

Why is God Hard to See?

“Daddy, if God loves us, why does He hide?” I asked my dad when I was young. I don’t remember Dad’s answer but, knowing him, he gave me a thorough, accurate, and theologically correct answer. But, sometimes, we don’t need an expansive answer articulated to us. Instead, we need something we can grab on and …

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camp site with a log fire

Where God Guides, He Provides

We are learning to walk by faith, eat by faith, be sheltered by faith, and be in community by faith.

rock concert

Christians, the Atheists of the New Normal

We are just the latest in the long line of Christians that the world is perplexed by.

picture of a dead flowers in a vase

Dead Plants

Dead Plants – From her founding, the Church has always been besieged by heresies, antichrists, and congregations that, with great zeal and reckless abandon, led people astray.

woman's hands on a Bible

Bible Study, Today

We will once again be meeting in person and live on Facebook at 10:30 AM Eastern time. We are continuing our study of finding types and foreshadows of Jesus in Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Join us if you can. Here’s the link: Bible Study Facebook Live stream Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

husband and wife reading the Bible

Today is Dad’s Day!

We must be like a greenhouse, providing our wives an environment where they can grow and flourish.

Visualization of the Bible

My wife just found this link for me. You may have seen the infographic, but the story behind the picture provides more information about how amazing the Bible is. A stunning visualization of the Bible’s 63,779 cross-references | QuaerentiaOLD (wordpress.com)

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King of kings

1 Why do the nations rage     and the peoples plot in vain?2 The kings of the earth set themselves,     and the rulers take counsel together,     against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying,3 “Let us burst their bonds apart     and cast away their cords from us.” Psalms 2:1-3 The power behind the nations From …

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Awesome stencil on a book cart outside of Green Apple Books in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond district.

Without Preconceptions

Prejudices and Preconceptions So often, we approach the Bible with suitcases full of prejudices and preconceptions. Maybe we don’t think Jews should possess Israel. Perhaps we cringe at the Scriptures that evangelists have shouted. We refuse to accept any Scripture penned by the apostle Paul because we adamantly oppose some verse that he wrote. Most …

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young boy on a rope maze

Learning the Ropes

Hang with me on this devotional. We will ground this with Scripture. Today’s feature picture is a snapshot of one of my grandsons climbing a rope maze. According to Google, learning the ropes means “to understand how to do something. To be acquainted with all the methods required.” I think that learning the ropes means more. Learning the Ropes …

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