Worshiping God and Thanking Jesus

Jesus says “Come!”

And Jesus said, “Come!” To all mothers and all children: he said, “Come!” to the motherless and the childless: he said, “Come!” to all who long to be mothered: he said, “Come! Come unto me all ye who labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and…

To Pray or Not to Pray

To pray or not to pray was not a question King David struggled with. David wrote in Psalm 55:17, “Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and He shall hear my voice.” Persistence was one of David’s goals when it came to prayer – is it one of ours? Do we even have a goal? When is…

Read the Entire Bible in 2018 (May Edition)

This month’s readings, picking up at 2 Chronicles 26, concludes the history of the Israelites with their return to and rebuilding of Jerusalem as told in Ezra and Nehemiah. Before you finish the month at Psalm 21, you’ll also have read the stories of Esther and Job. As you read this month’s scriptures, consider how our heroes’ faith in God maintains them…

The Old Red Barn

A stranger came by the other day with an offer that set me to thinking. He wanted to buy the old red barn that sits out by the highway. He was a city type. I could tell by his clothes and the way he talked. That old red barn? I told him I thought he was crazy. He said he was driving…