Monthly Archives: September 2016

Love

Colossians 3:12-14 (NLT): 12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the … Continue reading

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Ah

Isaiah 17:12 (ESV): Ah, the thunder of many peoples;     they thunder like the thundering of the sea! Ah, the roar of nations;     they roar like the roaring of mighty waters! Isaiah 18:1-2 (ESV): 1Ah, land of whirring wings     that is … Continue reading

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Partnership

  Ecclesiastes 4:9 (ESV): Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. Today we had a meeting for the Hila Sewing Project to take the project to the next level: English Language Learning. Instead … Continue reading

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Kids!

Proverbs 22:6 (ESV): Train up a child in the way he should go;     even when he is old he will not depart from it. Having taught mathematics at the middle grade level or higher for over 25 years, I’ve always … Continue reading

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Good

Today in morning devotions we were reading Acts 12, and our discussion wound up being about God’s goodness. But back to the beginning. Our discussion started with talk that some might think the apostle James’ death a bit unfair considering … Continue reading

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War

Isaiah 2:4 (NLT) The Lord will mediate between nations     and will settle international disputes. They will hammer their swords into plowshares     and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer fight against nation,     nor train for war anymore. I … Continue reading

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Feet

Today, I was thinking about feet as we sat in morning devotions and I observed all the feet in the room. Ephesians 6:15 came to mind, which says, “and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the … Continue reading

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Faith Through My Eyes

The unknown author of Hebrews 12:1-2 (NASB) states: Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with … Continue reading

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The Lamb of God

  John 1:29 (NIV) states, “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” John elaborates even more poignantly in Revelation 5:6-14: 6 Then I saw … Continue reading

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Morning Devotions

Each morning Monday-Friday, we have devotion and prayer time. On Monday-Thursday, we read another Chapter in the Bible from whichever book we are currently reading. On Friday, we discuss and pray for current events. I really enjoy these times. As … Continue reading

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