Remembering Mom

(Today is the first anniversary of my Mother's death.  I have officially been an earth orphan for one year.  I thought I would share with you what I shared with our church last year as part of our Thanksgiving service.) 1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through …

God Thoughts (7)

“God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”  1 Peter 5.5 I think it would be hard to find a clearer statement about God than that above.  It’s stated in one way or another at least five times in the Bible.  I wonder if that means it might be important? I …

God Thoughts (5)

 “For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb.”  Psalm 139.14 I find it compelling to return to the question “why are we here?” I know that we often find ourselves searching for an answer when things are challenging. Being in a mess is not often fun and “why” is a …

God Thoughts (4)

“Then the Lord passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;  who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin...”  Exodus 34.6-7 There are believers who think of God in a schizophrenic way.  The God they …