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Tagged With: God

100-Word Stroll, 7/4/17: FACING THE THREAT

The devil caught me with my head down and got excited until I looked up and said, “Amen.” I’ve been down before.  It’s during those times I take comfort in 2 Corinthians 4:7-12.  There’s a reason God leaves me on my own.  I rarely know at the time what it is.  Thankfully, I don’t have … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 6/29/17: MORE THAN A MERE MEME

They’re written and decorated different, yet all seem to agree:  “All I need is some coffee and a whole lotta Jesus!”  Before you do that curly-lip thing and look for something more fun or creative, slosh some more joe in your cup and walk with me . . . With me, it started out with … Continue reading »

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2nd Cup for 6/20/17: GETTING CALLED INTO THE OFFICE

“I never have and never will tolerate open rebellion and defiance regarding my standards as written in my Word.  You don’t break my laws.  You only break yourselves on them.” Hoo, boy.  It took me a minute to process and stop reeling from what God said early this morning.  I did my normal.  Stepping into … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/19/17: 3 WAYS TO MAKE SURE YOUR GET-UP KEEPS GOING

 Shower, natch:  “Okay, God.  Whatcha got for me today?” “The first thing to try when all else fails is again.”   I’ve been letting my spirit baste in 2 Corinthians for awhile.  4:7 reads, “But this precious treasure–this light and power that now shines within us–is held in perishable containers, that is, in our weak … Continue reading »

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Q(uiet) T(ime) M(using)s for 6/12/17: IF I HAD MY DRUTHERS

“God can pour on the blessings in astonishing ways . . .  giving to the needy in reckless abandon.”  2 Corinthians 9:8ff.  I know this is true, for I’ve had Him do it too often to doubt. In comic strip Lil’ Abner, he was fond of passing on little tidbits of wisdom always prefaced by, … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/2/17: PICK THAT UP!

“You can’t clean up everyone else’s mess.” That’s it?  God, we walk like this almost every weekday morning.  You know I’m expecting to hear something fresh and stimulating to think and write about today.  You know–“The Voice of God” and like that. We were almost halfway around Harrison Park when You called today’s audible.  I … Continue reading »

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In the mail, 6/8/17: 7 REASONS TO MAKE A HABIT OF LISTENING TO WHAT GOD SAYS.

What you repeatedly hear you will eventually believe.  Here’s a refill; sit and think with me . . . 7 Reasons To Be Listening To God’s Word – The Bible  The Word of God is Truth.  God doesn’t twist or spin the truth. (2 Timothy 3:16) God’s Word supplies faith.  Faith comes by hearing the Word. … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 5/31/17: IN THE GAP

“I’d pray more but I don’t know what to pray about.”  I get that.  Top off your cup and walk with me . . . A long time ago, someone told me, “Pray the news.”  Even then, I paid scant heed to regular news, knowing it would all be off the port wing.  Yet as … Continue reading »

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300-Word Stroll, 5/19/17: I’D BE DELIGHTED IF I KNEW HOW

I hope you read the passages in Psalm 37 and Proverbs 3 I mentioned a few days ago.  This will make more sense.  Grab your coffee and walk with me . . . 37:4 reads, “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” That’s not a BofH credit … Continue reading »

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2nd Cup for 5/15/17: 3 SURE-FIRE WAYS TO BE SELF-CONTROLLED

The only way to be self-controlled is to choose the right controller. “Okay, wait.  Isn’t that double-talk?” Nope, though it sounds like it.  You and I were created to follow something or someone.  That’s the way God put it – and us – together. “What else does this craving, and this helplessness, proclaim but that … Continue reading »

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