Tag Archives: Follow Jesus

CALM DOWN!

It was such a peaceful drive to our destination with three kids in the back of the van—until it wasn’t.  About an hour into the drive sarcasm escalated to little physical jabs at each other until the words of authority … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH IS THAT?

I am that person who loves a bargain.  I enjoy bartering and bargaining for the lowest price and best deal in town.  Randy sends me in as the “closer” on any car purchase we make.  He says I have the … Continue reading

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BE MORE THAN

“Jesus is more than enough for us”, we sing in worship on Sunday.  “Jesus paid it all” we gratefully proclaim.  Jesus paid the price for all our sins.  That means we are redeemed from the debt of our own sin.  … Continue reading

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ANCESTRY.COM/MATTHEW—AND JOSEPH NAMED HIM JESUS

Nowhere in the four gospels do we find a single recorded word that Matthew spoke. Yet in his gospel, Matthew gives us the words and actions of Jesus Christ, “the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” (Matt. 1:1). Matthew … Continue reading

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BUT I SAY UNTO YOU…

Our psalm today are words from a mind that seeks truth in a world of people who lie to get by.  Lies are always found out.  Lies are as destructive as physical blows.  Lies destroy relationships.  Lies are deception.  Satan … Continue reading

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THE PASSWORDS OF PRAISE!

Our country is in turmoil.  Countries and providences have been divided for ages. Leaders rise and fall.  Humans want our own way and we want it instantly.  When we don’t get our own way, the fighting begins.  It’s more than … Continue reading

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RESTORATION—RISING FROM THE ASHES

This psalm was probably written after the Jewish people returned to their land following their seventy years of captivity in Babylon (Jer. 29). The Scottish preacher George H. Morrison said, “The victorious Christian life is a series of new beginnings,” and … Continue reading

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GOD DOES WHAT HE SAYS

Truth and Consequences David is human.  David is not afraid to be honest, completely honest, before His God.  David, “the apple of God’s eye”, falls into depression from all the troubles he momentarily has.  He is wondering why he is … Continue reading

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WHY DO YOU BOTHER WITH US?

Worship and Wisdom Psalms and Proverbs Psalm 8 A David Psalm God, brilliant Lord,    yours is a household name. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you;    toddlers shout the songsThat drown out enemy talk,    and silence atheist babble. 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, … Continue reading

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