All this waiting for the reconciliation of all things is what Advent is about. All this yearning. All this grasping in the cold thin air. All these verses about God and man reconciled sparks something in my addled thinker about Jesus: He was full of grace and truth. John 1:14 14 And the Word became flesh … [Read more…]
“If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over * another official, and there are higher officials over them.” ~ Ecclesiastes 5.8 (NASB)
6.12.2016 1st Christian Church 1st Baptist Church Glenwood IA, USA Ordinary Time Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 Welcome In The Name Of The Father, And The Son, And The Holy Spirit  I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. … [Read more…]
Ecclesiasties 1:12-18 Life Under The Sun Welcome In The Name Of The Father, and The Son, and The Holy Spirit. The old, dusty, Preacher King gathers his people before him and asks them to reconsider all the ambitious schemes they’ve hatched in their noggins. He tells them in … [Read more…]
Ecclesiastes Life Under The Sun 1.1-11 Welcome In The Name Of The Father, And The Son, And The Holy Spirit.
I think I’ve shared this with you guys before that I have a real uneasy relationship with the word: “Deserve”.
A year ago today was to be my Resplendent Bride’s new birthday. Danielle’s medical bracelet
The Best compliment of all is “You’re… Godly.”
(This article was originally part of a larger exegesis on Psalm 23. I also gave it as a Chapel message at Emmaus Bible College.) The Lord As Shepherd Means: The Lord Comforts. Psalm 23:4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are … [Read more…]