Out Wandering

Everything was created through him; nothing—not one thing!—came into being without him. What came into existence was Life, and the Life was Light to live by. The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness; the darkness couldn’t put it out. (John 1:3-5, MSG) Yesterday afternoon I went for a walk to get my body moving and clear my head.Continue reading “Out Wandering”

New Command — January 13, 2014 (Monday)

Today’s Verses: John 13:34-35 A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. “Love your neighbor as yourself” was a command God gave Moses, as recorded in Leviticus. (LeviticusContinue reading “New Command — January 13, 2014 (Monday)”

All Things New!

Introduction The author of the book of Revelation, John (the Apostle and Gospel writer), records these words from God: “Behold, I am making all things new.” (Rev. 21:5) Knowing what we know and seeing what we see in our world – death, disease, suffering, tsunamis and hurricanes, broken relationships, aging bodies, and lonely, longing heartsContinue reading “All Things New!”

Daily December Devotional — Day 20

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:76-80 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through forgiveness of their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by which theContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 20”

Life This Week

My daughter, Jamie, went on a serving trip to St. Louis last week with a small group of other kids and leaders that repainted and repaired two houses of families in need.  I heard about different aspects of the trip from Jamie – what the families were like, making new friendships, allergies, experiencing God throughContinue reading “Life This Week”