Tag Archives: God’s blessings

December 6 – I’ll Pray For You

Ephesians 3; Ezekiel 8-9; Isaiah 41 “I’ll pray for you” is a standard response among Christians when they share problems or concerns with each other. Sometimes, the person who says that really means it and you know that they’re praying. … Continue reading

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January 14 – Stuff is Not Good Enough

Luke 12:1-31; Genesis 21; Psalm 14 You’ve probably heard about stories of rich millionaires, even billionaires, who take a “bombshell” wife that’s fifty or sixty years younger. It isn’t long before he dies and his new will leaves everything to … Continue reading

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June 25 – More Stuff More God?

Psalm 16; Deuteronomy 32:15-27 39-43; Luke 9:21-27 My dad had a lot of wisdom. I remember how often I wanted to call him up or sit down with him and ask him advice. After he died there were countless times … Continue reading

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October 3 – Wealth

Revelation 3; Nehemiah 4; Psalm 98 Wealth tends to be associated with God’s blessings. When you look at the Old Testament story of Job you see a wealthy man who loses everything. The previous wealth was associated with God’s blessings; … Continue reading

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November 24 – Considering God’s Will

Note: After resting my hand for a week, it’s back to sharing. I think it helped! 2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 It’s a saying among many in the church that many people seek the will of God only … Continue reading

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March 21 – The Blessings of God

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 I can’t tell you how many times I have had students ask my opinion on something. Whenever my opinion disagreed with theirs, they get upset, look at me like I have two heads and … Continue reading

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February 11 – Wealth

Hebrews 8; Exodus 5:1-6:27; Proverbs 1 J.R.R. Tolkien’s classics of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings revolve around the story of the power exercised by those wearing certain rings. Ultimate power in his universe, though, comes from one … Continue reading

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