Silence, Be Still???

Picture taken from the signal bridge of the USS Mt. Whitney, somewhere in the North Sea circa 1978 35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.” 36 They left the crowd and took him in the boat just as he was. Other boats followed along. 37 Gale-force …

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We Must Be Kind

As I said yesterday, I have had concern for the past couple of years about the way we treat each other. It seems to me that it is easier today to see people being unkind to one another than to find those who spread kindness. I want to live in a kinder world. I want …

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Keep Your Eyes Open

13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 1:13, New Revised Standard Version) Something really strange happened at the church yesterday. Our custodian was cleaning in the fellowship hall building. She went in to the men's …

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Let the Love Flow

[Intro] G C F# D7 F# D7 CG [Verse 1]GFather, all your beauty to see.G D7Father created blessings for me.D7 CFather, thanks for music and sound.C D7 GFather, I know my gifts abound. The word CHORUS concept written in colorful abstract typography. Vector EPS 10 available. [Chorus]G This world was created for us.C D7 F#Teach …

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Separated No More

Song Styles Saturday 31 What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? 33 Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It is …

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Stretching and Reaching

13 Brothers and sisters, I know that I have not ·yet reached that goal, but there is one thing I always do. Forgetting the ·past and stretching and reaching forward to what is ahead, 14 I keep ·trying to reach the goal and get the prize for which God called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:13-14, Expanded Bible) As I started …

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Unique Days – Unique Opportunities

We know that God works all things together for good for the ones who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28, Common English Bible) Last night I started thinking about today's post (it doesn't happen that way all the time but it does more often than not) and as …

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In God We Trust?

Some people trust in chariots, others in horses; but we praise the Lord’s name. (Psalm 20:7, Common English Bible). Several years ago, on a bright Saturday, November morning, I started noticing several spots in my vision. I started trying to figure out all of it. I would look through one eye and then the other. It didn't …

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Of Blue Skies

6 Then God said, “Let there be something to divide the water in two!” 7 So God made the air to divide the water in two. Some of the water was above the air, and some of the water was below it. 8 God named the air “sky.” Evening passed, and morning came. This was the second day. 9 Then God …

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The Owl

By Lisa Price I introduced Lisa Price last week. I had asked her and her husband Rev. John Price to provide a post and they agreed. Well, John had cataract surgery about the same time I asked that the guest posts be in and he didn't feel up to writing something so Lisa decided to …

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