Tag Archives: Bible

Don’t follow me?

There’s an interesting story in the Bible that I just rediscovered. It’s a pretty well-known story about a man who was possessed by many demons, and is cured when Jesus comes to his town. The demons beg Jesus not to … Continue reading

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Speak to me

    Don’t you love when God speaks to your heart and it is exactly what you need? I love when I am wrestling with something or asking for a grace, and when I open my Bible or a devotional … Continue reading

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Paralysis

A paralyzed man is brought to Jesus by his friends, and Jesus tells him, “Your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2) Has that ever bothered you? The Bible doesn’t give the man’s response, but it does mention that the scribes were … Continue reading

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Just a story?

    We’ve heard the story of Simon of Cyrene a million times. As I was reading it recently, I noticed something new: They pressed into service a passer-by, Simon, a Cyrenian  who was coming in from the country, the … Continue reading

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Do you know the future?

Jesse Tree Day 14: Wouldn’t you love to know the future? As we get closer to the end of the year, we will hear more and more predictions of the world to come. In reality, they are just guesses, with … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

Jesse Tree Day 6: Jacob was a crazy determined man. Even at birth, he came out grabbing the heel of his twin brother, not one to be left behind. He tricks his older brother into giving him the inheritance due … Continue reading

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Start at the very beginning

During Advent, our family has a Jesse tree. It’s a wonderful tradition that takes a moment each day to go through the history of salvation leading to the birth of Jesus. Little by little, it paints the picture that was … Continue reading

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A little something sweet

I have to brag on myself a little today. I came up with the best activity for my middle schoolers this weekend. As we started our session, I offered them a choice of a piece of candy or a piece … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

One of my favorite things to hear is, “I need to tell you something, because you’ll understand.” It means that someone has had an incredible God moment in their lives and they just have to share it. Fortunately, they know … Continue reading

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A Sassy Bible Moment

I have to say that I really enjoy discovering some sassy moments in the Bible. This one just tickled me this week – Moses has taken the Israelites out of Egypt, given them the Ten Commandments, and they are on … Continue reading

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