An Anger Check

I was reading Psalm 106 this morning. Verses 32-33 caught my attention. Here is another insight God is giving us about anger. The two...

Read it daily...together

When we first started out, we used a printed Bible curriculum, but I wanted to teach my children the whole scope of the Bible and the...

Overcome

Revelation 2-3 contains seven letters written to seven different churches in Turkey, all within about a hundred-mile radius from one...

A Psalm a Day

Yesterday I finished reading a book entitled Freedom from the Tyranny of the Urgent. One of the appendices is about praying the...

Finding Hidden Manna

Every January one of the retired pastors in our church does a four-night winter Bible study series. This year he's teaching on Revelation...

Ammunition for the Mind

In order to recall the words of God while we are doing other tasks, we have to have it in our minds in the first place. That is the...

Delight, meditate, obey

Psalm 1 speaks of the blessings of meditating on God's Word. But before we examine the blessings, we first have to consider why someone...

The Value and Purpose of Meditation

In the Bible God calls His people continually to interact with His Word. This is why He has given us His Word in written form. It's...

Sanctification, part 3: Seed and Water

Consider these two Bible verses: I Peter 1:23: ". . . having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the Word...

Sanctification, part 2: His seed

God's life within us is likened to seed in I Peter 1:23: ". . . having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible . . ."...

Sanctification, Part 1

I've been attempting—again—to memorize the book of Romans. My brain is getting duller as I age. Memorization becomes more difficult. But...

Celebrating Sukkot

Did you know that God commanded His people to have two eight-day holidays or vacations every year? One is in the spring around...

Day of Atonement

Tonight the Day of Atonement begins, the 10th day of Tishri, the 7th month of the Jewish calendar, from sundown to sundown. The Day of...

Fall Feasts: Rosh HaShanah

Today is the 2nd day of Rosh HaShanah. It was only to be a one-day feast, celebrated on the day of the new moon, on the first day of the...

The Bible Like Rain

Reading the Bible is like rain gently falling on your heart and life: cleansing, nourishing, replenishing. In fact, God Himself likens...

The Water of the Word

My daughter Sharon has been the one to get my website up and running and to post these blogs for me. She asked how many weeks I'd be...