Scattered through hundreds of years among the works of several prophets, God shared predictions concerning the arrival of His Son. Bible scholars list more than 300 Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in the life of Christ. God announced these in advance and orchestrated across time and space to make each one come to pass! […]
Posts in category Spiritual Insights
What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
Some people go all out when decorating for Christmas. Twinkling lights outline their houses and garages, regal sparkles adorn the shrubbery—even their driveways illuminate the night like miniature runways. What a cheerful gift to share! Those shining lights proclaim to visitors, “We love Christmas!” As I hum one of my favorite songs, This Little Light […]
In the sister blog to NicholsNotes, GodPlantedAGarden.com, I recently posted an article describing the massive root structure supporting the poplar tree towering over my front yard. The tree’s nature to expand drove it to extend radially into the lawn and surrounding gardens. The roots gave the tree a solid foundation but destroyed other plantings in […]
My childhood ramblings in the hills of West Virginia instilled in me the joy of hiking. Grandpa Miller’s place near Harrison offered challenging paths, and he always found time to lead the column into the woods as I brandished my walking stick and tried to keep up. My home on Angel Fork, surrounded by woods […]
Asaph spun his wheels in a ditch overflowing with discouragement, and the nauseating gasses of doubt filled his nostrils. Pain and anguish clouded his outlook, and his faith took a direct hit. In the swirl of my own adversity I smacked into his Psalm, #77. Can I learn anything from this man and the words […]
My granddaughter, Fern, recently joined her mom and Grandma for a celebration at a gourmet cupcake shop. As I thumbed through Grandma’s pictures I saw genuine cupcake zeal on that two-year-old face. And I recognized it as the zeal that should mark our attitude toward the Bible and the hard but necessary work of studying […]