Something to Talk About

What's on your mind? What do you think about and talk about with your children, family, and friends? Are your thoughts and words revolving around the word of God or around other things? The Israelites (and by grafted-in extension all believers) were instructed to keep God’s word on their hearts and to teach it to... Continue Reading →

VOW: Peace Out

Verse of the week: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.Isaiah 26:3 KJV “God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” ~ C. S. Lewis "No God, No Peace, Know God,... Continue Reading →

VOW: Pray First, Worry Not

Verse of the Week: Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 CSB “Pray, and let God worry.”~ MARTIN LUTHER We sometimes find it difficult... Continue Reading →

VOW: Praise the Lord

Verse of the Week From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised!Psalm 113:3 ESV "The early morning hour should be dedicated to praise: do not the birds set us the example?" ~ Charles Spurgeon The Psalmist also says in the Psalm 34 I will bless the Lord at all times;... Continue Reading →

VOW: Walk in Faith

Verse of the Week: For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live... Continue Reading →

Turn Around!

The word teshuvah or repentance stood out recently in my daily Bible reading. Not that repentance is new to me, but the sentence kinda jumped out at me. The reading in Acts 11 recounts the story of Peter's encounter with Cornelius. The LORD had to convince him that associating with Gentiles believers was acceptable -... Continue Reading →

VOW: Where does your god dwell?

Verse of the Week: Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV In ancient times, those who worshipped the pagan gods viewed the idols as places for their gods to dwell. A focal point for their act of worship. They worshipped... Continue Reading →

VOW: Don’t make the Devil happy

Verse of the Week: And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. Acts 2:42 NKJV Luke recounts how the disciples—the believers in Yeshua/Jesus—got together regularly to study the teaching of the apostles which they had learned from Yeshua, fellowship with each other, dine together, and... Continue Reading →

Let God Repurpose You

Personally I don’t like personality tests.  Mostly because I have a hard time answering the questions honestly. I mean I know how I “see” myself, but that may not really be how I am as much as how I want to be. It is hard to be honest with yourself about yourself. We lie to... Continue Reading →

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