Tag Archives: love of Jesus

August 9 – War

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 As I write this, sabers are rattling around the world – most especially in Pyongyang and Washington, D.C. North Korea has developed a nuclear weapon that could be fitted onto a missile, … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 11

Thursday, June 22 Today was the last day in the classrooms for most of us. Connie, Bunmi, and Janet will be staying at Kayonza for an extra week. And, interestingly enough, we were out at Kayonza today. Five members of … Continue reading

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December 12 – Praise Him!

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 8:4-12; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 One of the greatest things about Christmas is the music. Whether it’s people singing, or humming, songs about the birth of Jesus or a church musical, songs of praise ring through the air. … Continue reading

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August 28 – It’s Hard to be Humble

Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8 15-16; Luke 14:1 7-14 There is the story told of a man with two heads. Each head was extremely annoying as they both bragged about what a great man he was and how he … Continue reading

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August 26 – Covering Sins

Psalm 112; Proverbs 18:6-12; 1 Peter 4:7-11 Sometimes people who claim to be Christians can be very “helpful.” Have you noticed how many so-called Christians know just how terrible your sin is and make a point of highlighting not only … Continue reading

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June 16 – Dangerous Faith

oops… a day behind again… sorry Mark 3:1-19; 2 Samuel 6; Daniel 3 We live in a time when it seems like the greatest virtue is the ability to “go along to get along.” To succeed in society today, we … Continue reading

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May 14 – No Boundaries

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 Paul was making his defense before the Jews outside the Temple. Tensions were high, but as he told the story of how he had persecuted Christians, was an accomplice in Stephen’s death and had … Continue reading

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July 27 – Love

1 Corinthians 13; 2 Kings 7:3-20; Jonah 2 One of the joys of reading The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis is imaging what the conversations would sound like if they were held face to face or over the phone. … Continue reading

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