Strengthened by Grace

“Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were thus occupied were not benefited.” Hebrews 13:9, NASB We’ve just experienced a season of tremendous giving that’s accompanied by delightful foods. In no particular order, my […]

Where New Life Begins

“Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off…” Daniel 9:26, NASB The most lovely tree used to grace the woods across our street—I think it was a weeping cherry. It bloomed every spring, and I delighted in it’s delicate pink flowers. One year I took the photo above in order to capture its loveliness. I’m […]

Discovering God’s Names: Yahweh/Jehovah

photo credit: Bye Bye Sun – Marking the start of Yom Kippur 2012 via photopin (license)   “And God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM,’ and He said ‘Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” Exodus 3:14, NASB I’m fascinated God led me–just in […]

Doing Life: Where Are We Headed?

photo credit: Jerusalem via photopin (license)   “And it came about, when the days were approaching for His ascension, that He resolutely set His face to go to Jerusalem.” Luke 9:51, NASB Slowly He walked, pausing frequently to help needy people. His dirt-caked feet and modest appearance veiled His glory as He walked so many places. […]

Doing Life: Piece of Art

 photo credit: Geranium vases 1 step 2ab xero a multi specks via photopin (license) “For Thou didst form my inward parts; Thou didst weave me in my mother’s womb. I will give thanks to Thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Thy works, And my soul knows it very well.” Psalm 139:13-14, […]

Poured Out Himself

“Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great, And He will divide the booty with the strong; Because He poured out Himself to death, And was numbered with the transgressors; Yet He Himself bore the sin of many, And interceded for the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:12, NASB I just had to write today–my heart is […]

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