For reasons we may never know God sometimes allows us to trek through periods of life where we may wonder if our prayers are even permeating the ceiling much less reaching His ears. We pray and pray yet the answer or guidance we so desperately seek elude us. In those moments doubts and questions flow […]
Posts in category Spiritual Insights
What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
I’ve been digging into the life of Gideon, an Old Testament character who led Israel to victory over the Midianites then went on to govern the nation for forty years. Gideon’s efforts earned him mention in Faith’s Hall of Fame found in Hebrews 11 (v. 32). But Gideon’s life never began as a giant of […]
According to the tumult of advertising flooding the media, Valentine’s Day is a man’s moment to be a hero or a zero when it comes to his relationship with his significant other. If he plans wisely, shops at the correct store and invests significant capital in a gift, if he exhausts his creativity in putting […]
Though Scripture does not name him Bible students believe that Eliezer was Abraham’s most–trusted servant, the one chosen to travel to the homeland to select a bride for Isaac (Genesis 24). Eliezer departed for Mesopotamia with a caravan of treasure. As the camels swayed under the dessert sun, questions flooded Eliezer’s mind. In unfamiliar territory […]
Children meticulously check off the days as their Christmas excitement builds. Perhaps a little door is opened on the Advent calendar or a token is moved one step closer to December 25th as the days drag by. For those little ones the time before Christmas seems to crawl. For adults, though, busy with bulging “To […]
Granddaughter Fern arrived for an overnight visit with Grandpa and Gramma. She can reach the doorbell button now and usually takes great delight in pressing that device multiple times, but on this occasion Fern had a singular mission. She wanted Grandpa. As Gramma opened the door Fern darted across the threshold and burst into a […]