1st and 2nd PETER

Peter is the rugged fisherman who gives us hope. As he matured in faith, we marveled at his courage to walk out to Jesus on water, then shortly afterwards we heard him deny Jesus three times.  Peter is the same man who confessed boldly; “You are the Messiah, the Christ”. By God’s immeasurable grace, Peter…

Song of Songs

Now is the time to rejoice in the enduring Love of God for His people. The lovebirds in the Song of Solomon are people from two separate worlds. The Shulamite is the beloved maidservant who represents people on earth, while her Lover is the Shepherd who represents Jesus on earth. The chorus of friends, or…

Who is that?

Who never departs from us? Who never ceases to surprise us? Who is everywhere we are? Who gives us courage? Who is always available 24/7 and Who is always for us never against us? Who consistently issues us mercy and grace? Who is extravagantly patient with us? Who intercedes in prayer for us? Who squeezes…

Truth Spoken

Have you ever noticed the sparkle in a person’s countenance as they are being verbally touched by an expressed appreciation? Why are we hesitant to give such delight to our loved ones? The value of speaking love is incalculable, but it is our tone that often blesses or offends more than our words. A new…

Armor All

In 2018 we do not see citizens walking around with armor on, but in these wildly wicked days, we can see our police using safeguards designed after the Roman shield for current day riot control.  We may soon see teacher’s armed with guns to protect their students from crazed mass murderers.  Unfortunately, today’s humanity has…