Posts from February 2016

‘Why did God give us the Bible?’

That is the question the children’s Bible club, AWANA, asks in one of the handbooks.  So, why did God give us the Bible?  I asked that question in a FB post yesterday and the only response I received was from a fifth grade teacher (my dil – Thanks, mother to my 9th grandchild! J).  I […]

The Tune and Tone of Your Work

In Psalm 101, David wrote, “I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.”  The first ‘sing’ describes a minstrel taking a stroll.  The second ‘sing’ points to one striking the strings of his instrument.  Picture the king, while going about his work, singing of the Lord’s mercy and judgment.  […]

The Rock of My Salvation

“O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.”  Psalm 95:1 What is this rock of salvation to whom Israel was invited to praise with singing?  Whatever it is, it was amazing.  In Exodus 17, in the middle of a dry and hot desert […]

Scared spitless?

Missionary Bob Smith was the only one in his village with a rifle, so he was chosen to be the hero.  ‘Bring your gun, we need for you to kill the wild boar that’s terrorizing us.’  Bob grabbed his rifle, loaded it and reluctantly followed the men out of the village into the bush.  They […]