Gleanings

Gleanings

So Ruth gleaned in the field until evening. Then she threshed the barley she had gathered, and it amounted to about an ephah (about 30 pounds.) She carried it back to town, and her mother-in-law saw how much she had gathered. Ruth also brought out and gave her what...

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A New Way

A New Way

Do not be shaped by this world; instead be changed within by a new way of thinking. Then you will be able to decide what God wants for you; you will know what is good and pleasing to him and what is perfect. Romans 12:2 (NCV) 2022 is almost over. This has been a rough...

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Joy

Joy

They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away. Isaiah 35:10 (NIV)  Isaiah 35:10 (NIV) Some years ago I heard an interview on Good Morning America about telling...

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In Everything Give Thanks

In Everything Give Thanks

Whatever happens, give thanks, because it is God’s will in Christ Jesus that you do this. I Thessalonians 5:18 (GW) A previous pastor often noted in his Thanksgiving sermon that he was thankful for his bed, his car, his dog, good food, and clothes to wear — so many...

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Will You Help Me?

Will You Help Me?

Each of you has received a gift to use to serve others. Be good servants of God's various gifts of grace. 1 Peter 4:10 (NCV) I visited my grandgirlies a couple of weeks ago. Normally, one of Mark's kids will come and stay with him when I travel but this time they were...

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Do NOT Fall

Do NOT Fall

He makes me as surefooted as a deer,     enabling me to stand on mountain heights. You have made a wide path for my feet     to keep them from slipping. 2 Samuel 22: 34, 37 (NLT) I fell and broke my elbow about 20 years ago requiring surgery followed up by physical...

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