Doing Life: Loving the Afflicted

photo credit: Desperate via photopin (license)   ” He laid His hands upon her; and immediately she was made erect again, and began glorifying God.” Luke 13:13, NASB I wonder why she was there. This “daughter of Abraham … whom Satan … bound for eighteen long years” (Lk. 13:16), happened to be at a synagogue […]

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: Choosing the Good Part

photo credit: IMG_9308 via photopin (license) “And she had a sister called Mary, who moreover was listening to the Lord’s word, seated at His feet.” Luke 10:39, NASB Maybe Mary was weary.  New Testament life surely required effort simply to survive, and not having a husband could have made provision more difficult. When Jesus came, […]

Doing Life: Much

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photo credit: The Past via photopin (license) “Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.” Luke 7:47, HCSB What was she doing there? Upon invitation, Jesus ate at Simon the Pharisee’s house. A certain someone, known as an immoral woman, […]

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, […]

Doing Life: Okay Lord, Now I Need … a Piece of Chocolate

“Now it came about that when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry and mocked the Jews … But we prayed to our God … So we carried on the work…” Nehemiah 4:1, 9, & 21, NASB I walked into my kitchen and totally forgot what I was aiming […]

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