2 Kings 6:5-6 (NIV): The iron axe head fell into the water… The man of God asked, “Where did it fall?” When he showed him the place, Elisha cut a stick and threw it there, and made the iron float. I feel so blessed to live on property with a[Read More…]
Did the Axe Head Float?
1 Kings 1:5 (NIV): Now Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, put himself forward and said, “I will be king.” So he got chariots and horses ready, with fifty men to run ahead of him. As a teenager I rode my bike everywhere. I rode long distances. I remember riding on[Read More…]
2 Samuel 22:29 (NIV): “You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light. ” Deep darkness is really dark. I’m not talking about the darkness at night. Night time is different. Where I live I can see at night. On cloudless nights there are stars and sometimes[Read More…]
1 Samuel 6:12 (NIV): “Then the cows went straight up toward Beth Shemesh, keeping on the road and lowing all the way; they did not turn to the right or to the left. The rulers of the Philistines followed them as far as the border of Beth Shemesh.” I’ve been[Read More…]
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…]