Believing women have it easy?

Sharing what a friend reposted on social media…Author Unknown There isn’t a woman in the Bibleused by God who had it easy. Ruth didn’t have it easy.Esther didn’t have it easy.Sarah didn’t have it easy.Hannah didn’t have it easy.Mary didn’t have it easy.The woman with the issue of blooddidn’t have it easy. Y’all better stopContinue reading “Believing women have it easy?”

Non-canonical books referenced in the Bible

Book Mentioned Scripture Reference The Book of Jasher Mentioned in Joshua 10:13 and 2 Samuel 1:18 and also referenced in 2 Timothy 3:8 The Book of the Wars of the Lord Mentioned in Numbers 21:14. (It is speculatively associated with one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the War of the Sons of Light Against theContinue reading “Non-canonical books referenced in the Bible”

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God

John & Charles Wesley Lord, I believe a rest remains To all thy people known,A rest, where pure enjoyment reigns, And thou art lov’d alone A rest, where all our soul’s desire Is fixt on things above,Where doubt, and pain, and fear expire, Cast out by perfect love. A rest of lasting joy and peace,Continue reading “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God”

Whosoever

Richard BaxterEnglish Puritan church leader, poet, hymnodist, and theologian1615-1691 “I thank God for this word ‘whosoever,’ (used throughout Scripture) for if it had read, ‘there is mercy for Richard Baxter’, I am so vile, so sinful, that I would have thought it must have meant some other Richard Baxter; but this word ‘whosoever’ includes the worst ofContinue reading “Whosoever”

The Most Reluctant Convert

The untold story of CS Lewis Coming to a theater near you beginning Nov 3 see link below for the trailer and where you can see the movie… https://www.cslewismovie.com/home/ An elder C.S. Lewis looks back on his remarkable journey from hard-boiled atheist to the most renowned Christian writer of the past century.  The Most ReluctantContinue reading “The Most Reluctant Convert”

And then you

Walter Brueggemann We arrange our lives as best we can,———to keep your holiness at bay,——————with our pieties,——————our doctrines,——————our liturgies,——————our moralities,——————our secret ideologies,———Safe, virtuous, settled. And then you, ——————you and your dreams,——————you and your visions,——————you and your purposes,——————you and your commands,——————you and our neighbors,We find your holiness not at bay,———but probing, pervading,———insisting, demanding.And we yield, sometimesContinue reading “And then you”

For I Know the Plans I Have for You

A future, and a hope…  For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11 is a reassuring verse in troubled times. When circumstances don’t seem to be going our way, a verse like that canContinue reading “For I Know the Plans I Have for You”

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