July 2, 2020

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation;

the old has gone, the new has come! 

(2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV)

As my wife and I surveyed the majestic Rocky Mountains of Yellowstone National Park, four grizzly bear cubs bounced playfully around the furry force of n...

June 21, 2020

Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what

is right in the eyes of everybody.

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.  

Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath,

for it is written: "It is mine to ave...

May 1, 2020

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.  

"Honor your father and mother"

--which is the first commandment with a promise--

"that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."

(Ephesians 6:1-3 NIV)

There’s a story about my mothe...

April 1, 2020

"All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yok...

March 3, 2020

"I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die." – Jesus (John 11:25-26 NIV)

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to s...

January 30, 2020

Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money." Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes....

January 2, 2020

He said to them: "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."...

December 2, 2019

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace,

good will toward men.  

(Luke 2:13-14 KJV)

Jesus… withdrew about a stone's throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, "Father,...

November 7, 2019

 I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion unti...