Author Archives: rockyfort

About rockyfort

I am a retired Middle School Teacher. I share each day what God is teaching me from reading His word hoping that people can benefit from reading what God has taught me.

February 23 – Sow What?

Numbers 5-6 Mark 4:1-20 “Others are like the seed planted in the good ground. They hear the teaching and accept it. Then they grow and produce fruit—sometimes thirty times more, sometimes sixty times more, and sometimes a hundred times more.” … Continue reading

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February 22 – Being a Force of Good In an Evil World

Numbers 3-4 Mark 3:20-35 “But the teachers of the law from Jerusalem were saying, ‘Beelzebul is living inside him! He uses power from the ruler of demons to force demons out of people.’” (Mark 3:22) Pure goodness is so contrary … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Billy Graham

You may have heard that Billy Graham has died. Don’t believe it. In his own words: “Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than … Continue reading

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February 21 – I’d Rather Show Compassion

Numbers 1-2 Mark 3:1-19 “Then Jesus asked the people, ‘Which is lawful on the Sabbath day: to do good or to do evil, to save a life or to kill?’ But they said nothing to answer him.” (Mark 3:4 NCV) … Continue reading

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February 20 – Love, Forgiveness, And Acceptance

Leviticus 26-27 Mark 2 “A few days later, when Jesus came back to Capernaum, the news spread that he was at home. Many people gathered together so that there was no room in the house, not even outside the door. … Continue reading

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February 19 – There Is an Evil One to Overcome

Leviticus 25 Mark 1:23-45 “Just then, a man was there in the synagogue who had an evil spirit in him. He shouted, ‘Jesus of Nazareth! What do you want with us? Did you come to destroy us? I know who … Continue reading

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February 18 – Disciples and Teachers – Showing and Telling

Leviticus 23-24 Mark 1:1-22 “When Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been????

I realized today that I didn’t post on Sunday, or yesterday. I have a routine for posting when I do and Sundays are hard on that routine with me having to leave the house earlier for church. Then, I have … Continue reading

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February 17 – Just Like He Said He Would

Leviticus 21-22 Matthew 28 “The angel said to the women, “Don’t be afraid. I know that you are looking for Jesus, who has been crucified. He is not here. He has risen from the dead as he said he would. … Continue reading

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February 16 – Dead, As In Doornail Dead

Leviticus 19-20 Matthew 27:51-66 “He put Jesus’ body in a new tomb that he had cut out of a wall of rock, and he rolled a very large stone to block the entrance of the tomb. Then Joseph went away. … Continue reading

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