The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Ruth 1:5 (NIV): “Both Mahlon and Kilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and her husband.” I will always remember being told over the phone by my wonderful wife that our youngest daughter had died. She was 21. We were in Germany. She died half a[Read More…]
He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.
Judges 3:5 (NIV): “The Israelites lived among the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.” I have lived in multiple foreign countries. I was amazed at how physically close the South Koreans were. The Italians loved their food and wine. The Afghans and Iraqis were so hospitable. The Germans were[Read More…]
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before[Read More…]
Joshua 1:8 (NIV): “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.” Our society places a lot of emphasis on success. I know that[Read More…]
He created them male and female and blessed them. And he named them “Mankind” when they were created.
Dear God, I ask your blessings for the 40 State Senators here in Kansas. As they continue to debate and vote on legislation, may they commit to Biblical values that are in line with the values of Kansans. May each one of them rely on Your guidance and wisdom. I[Read More…]
Deuteronomy 30:19 (NIV): “This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live” Debbie and I have experienced five pregnancies. One life ended in[Read More…]
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.