Sleeping During the Storm

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Surely he will save you from… and from the deadly pestilence. You will not fear the terror of night…nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague(…)

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Choosing Our Response

We find ourselves facing the most challenging time in most of our lifetimes. These are times that reveal our source of trust and call for insight and hope. I was emailing the men of Timberline Church some thoughts that came to me as I read one of my morning devotions and thought I would share(…)

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Peace in a Time of Panic

 Bible Verse for Today: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6,7 ESV) These verses are familiar to many but serve as an important(…)

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The Danger of Envy

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY: Now at the feast, he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked…[Pilate] answered them, saying, “Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?” For he perceived that it was out of envy that the chief priests had delivered him up. Mark 15:7,9-10 ESV Envy….it impacts attitude(…)

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Hope for a Blue Christmas

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY: “The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.” John 1:9 NIV Here we are, Christmas 2019. Where has the year, where has the decade gone? Christmas is a time for family, gifts, celebration, travel, songs, lights and much more. For many that much more can mean grief, loneliness,(…)

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The Black Eyes of Jesus

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. As Scripture says, “God’s name is cursed among the nations because of you.” Romans 2:24 GW I am back at least for today. Life has been good for me recently. I am thankful for feeling better than I have in the last two years. My mobility is getting better, certainly facilitated by(…)

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