James 2:25, 26 The same with Rahab, the Jericho harlot. Wasn’t her action in hiding God’s spies and helping them escape—that seamless unity of believing and doing—what counted with God? The very moment you separate body and spirit, you end up with a corpse. Separate faith and works and you get the same thing: a … Continue reading Rahab. The Harlot.
Then the Lord descended in the pillar of cloud and stood at the entrance of the Tabernacle. “Aaron and Miriam!” he called, and they stepped forward. Numbers 12:5 MSG "Miriam, Come to the office." Have you ever been called to the principal's office at school? You're sitting in 8th grade Algebra class chatting with your friends … Continue reading Nip It! Nip It in the Bud!
One of my very favorite Christmas songs is Mary, Did You Know? Especially when sung by CeeLo Green. It asks Mary, the mother of Jesus, if she is aware that her baby boy would be the savior of the world. And of course she did. The angel Gabriel gave her a heads up. But, the mother … Continue reading Jochabed, Did You Know?
“She saw that he was a special baby and kept him hidden for three months. But when she could no longer hide him, she got a basket made of papyrus reeds and waterproofed it with tar and pitch. She put the baby in the basket and laid it among the reeds along the bank of … Continue reading She Couldn’t Have Known
Philippians 4:6-7 6 "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God; You will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live..... " To experience The Peace of God … Continue reading The Peace of God
But when she could no longer hide him, she got a basket made of papyrus reeds and waterproofed it with tar and pitch. She put the baby in the basket and laid it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile River.-Exodus 2:3 Abraham Lincoln said, “No man is poor who has a Godly … Continue reading A Godly Mother
“Code Adam.” The voice rang out over the department store’s PA system. I stood at the customer service desk for a moment thoughts racing, but realizing I wasn't searching alone. I had help. As others were alerted I felt we would find my preschool-age son. I’d already visited the toy aisles and glanced down several … Continue reading A Mother’s Release