Lion and the Lamb

Here in the Northeastern part of the USA we have a saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” This is a reference to the very cold and snowy days we experience in early March and the very mild days we can have as March comes to a close. It’s…

Jonah: Not Just a Fish Story

When you ask most people about the story of Jonah, the first (and perhaps only) thing that comes to their mind is the whale or as the Bible says “Great Fish”.  But there is so much more to the story.  Jonah was a prophet called by God to preach repentance to the sinful town of…

Jesus Shows the Way, We Decide the Path!

Many Christians, myself included, struggle with the idea of allowing Jesus to lead us.  We like being in control and when others are in control it can cause us anxiety. The Lord wants our hearts, He tells us this repeatedly in His Word. John 14:15 … “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments….

Who do You SERVE?

Originally posted July 28, 2015 Joshua 24:15 — And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and…

Small Gestures, Great Impact

Originally posted October 27, 2014 Mark 12:28-31 — One of the scribes asked Him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?”  Jesus answered, “The foremost is, ‘Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with…

Why Was David More Special Than Saul?

Originally posted September 16, 2014 The Bible presents two men who are linked together in many ways.  These men are King Saul (Israel’s first king) and King David (Israel’s greatest king). Both men stood out from the crowd 1 Samuel 9:2 … He had a son whose name was Saul, a choice and handsome man,…