But God Produced Good

"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present outcome, that many people would be kept alive [as they are this day]." Genesis 50:20 AMP No matter where you turn, chances are you will see or hear news about the Coronavirus and the... Continue Reading →

A Matter of Perspective

"Take good counsel and accept correction - that's the way to live wisely and well. We humans keep brainstorming options and plans but God's purpose prevails." Proverbs 19:20-21 MSG A few weeks back, I saw the picture above on somebody's social media page. At first glance, it seems one hundred percent true. And, the fact... Continue Reading →

The Force is Within You

"Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us." Ephesians 3:20 AMP Last week, I took the boys to see Star Wars: The... Continue Reading →

Grace for the Follow Through.

"My grace is enough; it's all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness...." 2 Corinthians 12:9a MSG It's a new year! And, typically, most of us start the new year strong. Motivated to create change, determined to execute resolutions, and expecting this year to be different than last. Nothing wrong with... Continue Reading →

It’s Old History

"Forget about what's happened; don't keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I'm about to do something brand-new." Isaiah 43:18-19a MSG The end of the year is my favorite time of year. It's a time of letting go and starting again. It's a time for discarding old things and welcoming the new. In... Continue Reading →

Passing Troubles Bring Eternal Glory

"For our momentary, light distress [this passing trouble] is producing for us an eternal weight of glory [a fullness] beyond all measure [surpassing all comparisons, a transcendent splendor and an endless blessedness]!" 2 Corinthians 4:17 AMP Do you remember how you felt, as a kid, when you didn't hand in an assignment or tell your... Continue Reading →

You Won’t Smell Like Smoke.

"When the satraps, administrators, governors and royal ministers had gathered around, they saw that the fire had no effect on the bodies of these men. Not a hair of their head was singed, nor were their robes scorched, nor was there a smell of fire on them." Daniel 3:27 TLV Thirty minutes before the moms... Continue Reading →

What Would You Do?

"The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them." Proverbs 11:3 TLV Every day, we are faced with decisions that require integrity. If we pay attention, our "moral compass" is consistently being tested and moving us in different directions. And, we live in a world where the fine... Continue Reading →

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