It’s spring here in Chicago*. Spring means spring cleaning. The leaves that refused to drop before the snows (which were many many) are cleaned up. The garden tractor I cracked up last summer is fixed and now has a heavy duty guard on the front. The snow blower is going back to the shed and […]Read more "Spring cleaning. Ephesians 4:32"
1 Peter 2:22-25 (NLT) 22 He never sinned, nor ever deceived anyone. 23 He did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered. He left his case in the hands of God, who always judges fairly. 24 He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we […]Read more "Soul Guardian 1 Peter 2:22-25"
Genesis 1:1-2 (GNT) 1 In the beginning, when God began to create the universe, 2 the earth was formless and desolate. The raging ocean that covered everything was engulfed in total darkness, and the Spirit of God was moving over the water. Quite a start. The Spirit of God was moving across the water. The […]Read more "Dry land, raging oceans Genesis 1:1-2"
James 1:21(MSG) 21 So throw all spoiled virtue and cancerous evil in the garbage. In simple humility, let our gardener, God, landscape you with the Word, making a salvation-garden of your life. Luke 18:27-30 (ESV) 27 But he said, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” 28 And Peter said, “See, we have […]Read more "Soul garden James 1:21 Luke 18:27-30"
John 4:23-24 “23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” Matthew 13:41-43 “41 The Son of […]Read more "An ostrich thinks it’s safe until it realizes it isn’t. John 4:23-24 Matthew 13:41-43"
Isaiah 26:8 “Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.” These things are true: Isaiah 26:1 “…God make salvation its walls and ramparts” v3 “You will keep in perfect peace those whose mind are steadfast, because they trust in you.” […]Read more "Isaiah 26:8 – An unnatural condition"