Let’s Read the Bible

Many people try to read the Bible like reading a novel. They start with Genesis, then proceed to Exodus, get bogged down in all the begats, power on through the rest of Old Testament, then move into the New Testament and go from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John all the way to Revelation. I am... Continue Reading →

Giving is Trusting

Recently I listened to a university professor teaching online on the Old Testament biblical law. Some of these laws are related to generosity - don't harvest the corners of your fields, don't strip your vines, if you drop a sheaf on the way to the barn or wagon, leave it. All these portions of the... Continue Reading →

What Time Is It?

Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is? If you are old like me, you are probably humming a tune by the band Chicago right now. Seeing how this blog is titled On Scripture, this post is not a review of the 70’s band. It is about being ready for the second coming. We are... Continue Reading →

Getting What You Give

In my recent post What's Communication Got to Do With It? I introduced the Hebrew idiom Good Eye/Evil Eye - meaning if you are generous you have a good eye or if you are stingy you have an evil or bad eye. The idiom has nothing to do with eyesight or eye health. In this... Continue Reading →

The Sun is Always Shining

It was a dark and stormy night... I always wanted to start a post like that. Actually it was a dark and stormy day in my story. Many years ago, decades actually, I went on vacation to see my sister - the one I share this blog with. The day of my flight was dark... Continue Reading →

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 →

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