This past Sunday part of my family went out into the Willipa Hills of Southwest Washington State. The view from one high ridge was spectacular! We saw the Chehalis river valley, the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. My heart praised God for the beauty of His creation. My stress level always lowers … Continue reading Meditation in the Mountains
We are living in difficult times. There are protests and political turmoil. We read about persecution around the world, especially Asia and Africa. Many of those same areas are suffering from drought and severe plagues of locusts. This week Mexico suffered an earthquake. And in the midst of all this, we each try to do … Continue reading Are you worried?
3 . . . we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. 3 Not only so, but we[c] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering … Continue reading You Can’t Postpone the Inevitable Forever
But a prophet who presumes to speak in my name anything I have not commanded, or a prophet who speaks in the name of other gods, is to be put to death." You may say to yourselves, "How can we know when a message has not been spoken by the LORD?" If what a prophet … Continue reading Fulfilled Prophecy
Scripture refers to writings that are considered sacred because they contain a record of divine revelation. The New Testament, the law of Moses, the writings of the prophets, the Psalms, and the letters of Paul are referred to as scripture. –Lexham Theological Wordbook As we ended the last blog, the question was: if this … Continue reading What Does The Bible Claim About Itself?
Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32, New Living Translation. Our Journey will start with the Bible. “Why the Bible?” you may ask. And I respond, … Continue reading Why Go To The Bible?