Freedom to Run

The Word “But now you are free from the power of sin and have become slaves of God.” Romans 6:22 Thought One morning, while walking outside, I noticed a very young raccoon stuck helplessly in a cage type trap. These critters are sometimes pretty pesky and destructive, so when the population expands around our home,…

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The steps of good men

The Word “Follow the steps of good men instead, and stay on the paths of the righteous.” Proverbs 2:20 Thought One of the provisions of God, to successfully fulfill his will, is for us to follow those who have effectively gone before us in honor of Christ. Additionally, we are to follow those currently walking…

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Attention to detail

The Word “When the time came, we set sail for Italy. Paul and several other prisoners were placed in the custody of a Roman officer named Julius, a captain of the Imperial Regiment. Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica, was also with us. We left on a ship whose home port was Adramyttium on the northwest…

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Who is this man?

  The Word “The disciples were amazed. ‘Who is this man?’ they asked. ‘Even the winds and waves obey him!’” Matthew 8:27 Thought How many thoughts had accumulated in their minds since the disciples first met and followed Jesus?  “Surely this must be the Messiah, the one we’ve heard about and waited for, the one…

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He is exalted

What more opportune time than on a fresh new morning to be comforted by the power and truth of these words. To have our hearts and minds washed by the reality that our God to whom all honor is given, who abides forever, who rules in absoluteness, who will never relinquish authority, and who will stand forever as the singular life source for all eternity, cares dearly for us. He has made us for His purposes and has perfect and noble plans for each of us in this day and the coming days ahead.

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