Tag Archives: God’s Gifts

YODO

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 If you only had a week to live, … Continue reading

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First Light

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. – Psalm 28:7 If you were to ask me to make … Continue reading

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An Election Carol

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose – Romans 8:28 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, … Continue reading

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Killed Them With Their Love

It wasn’t until recently that I watched the movie The Green Mile. This 1999 drama set on a Louisiana death row had long been on my list of movies I’ve wanted to see but just never had the chance. Having … 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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Counting Sheep

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. – John 10:14-15 I have been blessed … Continue reading

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Fishing with Dad

The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. – Proverbs 23:24 It’s Father’s Day weekend, so I decided the best way to celebrate the occasion would be to spend time … 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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Sixteen Minutes

Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. – Ephesians 5:15-16 There are certain movies that leave a lasting impression on us, introducing characters that … Continue reading

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