Tag Archives: Jesus

An Avalanche of Riches

Ephesians 1:7-8— “In Him, we have redemption…”– –If we believe in Jesus, make Him our identity, speak out our allegiance to Him and associate and align ourselves with Him –then we are bought by Him. He goes to the slave … Continue reading

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Art #2

Art never did work as a social worker. Why, I don’t know. He was gifted. He would have done a lot of people a lot of good. But He moved back to his home town and eventually inherited his mother’s … Continue reading

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Art #1

Art died the other day. Here I sit on a gray, windy, leafless morning, leaning closely into a dimly sunlit window. It’s cold and quiet, and I’m up alone, family in bed. Our power was knocked out by last night’s … Continue reading

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Find a Place To Hide?

Psalm 141:8–“But my eyes are upon You, O God the Lord; in You I take refuge…” Is it OK to take refuge, to escape from the things that are working against us? Is it wimpy? Is it scared? Is it … Continue reading

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In the Fray but Seeing Beyond It

Psalm 139: 24–“…and lead me in the way everlasting.” That word “everlasting” is what makes me a different man than I was before I met Jesus. Biblically speaking, before allowing Jesus into my life, I was “everlasting” but sliding toward punishment everlasting. … Continue reading

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Ice Cream and Vegetables

Psalms 135 and 136– God’s word, the Bible, is not like a bowl of ice cream. A bowl of ice cream tastes really good. It makes me feel good about life. It is usually associated with fun times, and it … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Want, I’ll Give You What You Need

Psalm 34:10–“But those who seek the Lord shall not lack any good thing.” Spending time with God, reading His word, slows me down. It is possible to read through a few verses just to say I did that and then … Continue reading

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