Tag Archives: Faith in Action

This is the Day

  This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24 For eighteen years, Herb Mock served as the principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in Marysville, Ohio. You know … Continue reading

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The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

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Nowhere Else to Go

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 As a student of history and … Continue reading

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Mr. Irrelevant

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” – Ephesians 2:10 April showers may bring May’s flowers, but for a true football fan, this time of … Continue reading

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Consuming Fire

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.” – Hebrews 12:28-29 For anyone who has ever experienced … Continue reading

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Get Busy

Seek the Lord and His strength; seek His presence continually! – 1 Chronicles 16:11 Twenty years ago, The Shawshank Redemption introduced us to Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd Redding; two convicts serving life sentences for murder in Shawshank Prison. As … Continue reading

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The Very Least

Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:40 This afternoon as I prepared to eat my lunch at work, a co-worker shared … Continue reading

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See It?

Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat … Continue reading

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In A Handbasket

Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you. – Isaiah 54:10 Historians will … Continue reading

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