A spell in the dentist’s chair surprisingly led me to a contemplation of gratitude. Let me share with you how this developed. “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” (Colossians 3:15 NIV11) Please add your comments on this week’s topic. […]
A surfeit of snow set me in mind of this scripture: ““Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18 NIV11) Let me share with you what I learned while musing on this Scripture and making my way through the snow. Please […]
We conclude our exploration of Psalm 100 by moving on to verse 5. As mentioned previously, I am planning a church service focussed on the message of this Psalm. I’m writing these blogs to ask for your feedback and thoughts. “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through […]
We continue exploring Psalm 100 by moving on to verse 4. As mentioned previously, I am planning a church service with a difference based on this Psalm. I’m writing these blogs to solicit your feedback and thoughts. “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” (Psalm 100:4 […]
Bethany and her mother inspired me to record this teaching tip on how to re-enact a story. Such a technique can illustrate a point far better than words alone (Luke 20.24, Romans 6.23) Do you have a question about teaching the Bible? Is it theological, technical, practical? Send me your questions or suggestions. Here’s the email: firstname.lastname@example.org. […]
Have you ever felt low? Lacking in energy and motivation? What picked you up? Let me tell you about something that strengthened my soul this week. A Gratitude Text A text message pinged into my phone last night. It was from an old friend. Someone I don’t see so often these days, but for […]
It’s our 32nd wedding anniversary today! I’m a lucky man. God gave me a wonderful woman. I’m brimming with gratitude. Shall I tell you why? I think I will. Surprise Today’s post will be shorter than usual. The reason for this is that my wife surprised me on Monday. She told me we […]
I received an email from the “life to the full” course. It was an encouragement to be thankful at this time of year. I share it with you along with a quote from the Psalms.