Portraits of Father and Son (Ps 91:11-13)

| Aug 12, 2017

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For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. 12On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone. 13You will tread on the lion and the adder; the young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot. –Psalm 91:11-13 The walls of […]

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Investing for Huge Dividends (Lk 12:32-34)

| Apr 29, 2017

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“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. 34For where your treasure […]

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Our Immovable God (Ps 125:1-2)

| Nov 19, 2016

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Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. 2As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds his people, from this time forth and forevermore.  –Psalm 125:1-2 When Bob and I moved to southern California, we were entranced by the endless differences from the Midwest where […]

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Are You Ready, Dear Child? (Eph 6:16-18)

| Jul 17, 2016

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In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; 17and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, [18praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end […]

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Three Commands – Countless Dividends! (Ps 62:5-8)

| Feb 14, 2016

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For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. 6He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. 7On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God. [8Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out […]

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Focusing Forward – Following Christ (Prov 4:25-27)

| Oct 4, 2015

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Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you. 26Ponder the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure. 27Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil. –Proverbs 4:25-27 It was impending doom! I knew it, but couldn’t stop. My […]

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“Great is Your Faithfulness!” (Lam 3:21-23)

| Apr 26, 2015

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But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: 22The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; 23they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. –Lamentations 3:21-23 She came to us abused, abandoned, and angry. She had just turned three years old, and we would […]

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Submit, resist, draw near (James 4:7-8)

| Nov 2, 2014

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Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.–James 4:7-8 James delivers these three concise instructions straight from the Lord Jesus, each one crafted to equip us for living a successful Christian life this very day, and every day […]

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God knows us. This we love! (Psa 139:6-8)

| May 11, 2014

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Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it. 7Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? 8If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!—Psalm 139:6-8 My sister Lois once spotted a sign […]

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