Today’s readings for the BibleJournal.net project come from 1 Samuel 14 and Psalm 15. Yes, it’s mid February. And yes, we are still listening to Christmas Carols. HA!!! And earlier this week my four year old son asked me to pause the song and wanted to know what the third verse of Away in a … Continue reading Getting Fit for Heaven
Rejoice, Repent, Relinquish 1 Samuel 2 & Psalms 3 In today’s readings we follow three attitudes and approaches to God from three different people (Hannah, the Sons of Eli, David). 1 Samuel outlines Hannah’s song of praise and then in contrast, the choices of the worthless sons of Eli. Turning to Psalms we find David’s … Continue reading Rejoice, Repent, Relinquish
The Bible Journal is a local project to read the Bible, chapter by chapter, journaling your way thru. I've been asked to be one of the "journalists" and share some of my entries. Because this project has several writers, subscribers get a different perspective on the scriptures. I'm excited to be a small part of this … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Loaves + Fishes The account of the boy with 5 barley loaves + 2 fishes (yes, we have to say fish"es" when talking about this) is one of my favs from childhood and still today. Miracles of supplication and abundance have been in my life since I can remember: food on our table, a roof … Continue reading Loaves + Fishes
When God warns us "In this world you will have trouble"... I'm totally getting it, YEP...SOME DAYS (MOMENTS/DAYS/SEASONS) ARE GONNA BLOW. (John 16:33) When God comforts us with "Fear not, for I am with thee", I think He's saying to me: STOP PANICKING - I'M RIGHT HERE! (Isaiah 41:10) And when God says "laugh without fear", … Continue reading CONFIDENT HYSTERIA!
I love this message from God to Zechariah, about the stalled construction in Jerusalam that civil leader Zerrubabel was struggling with. The work would not be finished, even with the city's resources, or by Zerrubabel's own strength, but the work would get done with the Spirit's help + grace. The word Spirit here is ruah (spirit … Continue reading By the S P I R I T