Learning From History

When I was in high school, history was my favorite subject with English coming in at a close second. I loved history so much that I took an advanced placement class on 20th century American History independently my senior year. This meant that each day I had class with myself in the library. I loved … Continue reading Learning From History

Continually Woven For Good

Today’s verse is one I remind myself of daily. Romans 8:28 says, “So we are convinced that every detail of our lives is continually woven together for good, for we are His lovers who have been called to fulfill His designed purpose” (TPT). I need to remind myself of this daily because each day we … Continue reading Continually Woven For Good

Ruth 1 Outline

Advent Week 1 – My Redeemer Lives: A Painful Providence – 12-3-17 INTRO: Holiday season is often a time of…. Pain / Suffering / Grief / Loneliness PROVIDENCE: “To provide” – God directs all things toward His purpose—God is preserving and governing all things RUTH - MY REDEEMER LIVES Advent – the Coming of Jesus… … Continue reading Ruth 1 Outline

Do Only Good

God is good. Always. The Psalmist declares this and it is true. God is good, “and ready to forgive, and abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon (Him)” (Psalm 86:5 NLT). “The LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting and His faithfulness to all generations” (Psalm 100:5 NLT). Not only is God good, but … Continue reading Do Only Good

A Different Attitude

After the twelve spies surveyed the land, only two came back with a good report. Ten men came back to share their fear of the strong people of the land. When the people were speaking negatively about the situation, Caleb boldly stepped forward. The Bible says that he “silenced the people before Moses.” He exclaimed, … Continue reading A Different Attitude

Elevating Tortoise

A tortoise stands up to allow lizards and birds to get the insects that are in the hard-to-reach areas. One would think that a tortoise would not want to surround himself with lizards and birds, that they are very different from the slow-paced life of the tortoise. While this action of the tortoise benefits the … Continue reading Elevating Tortoise