God’s Plan

God’s Plan

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 (ESV) I realized last night that I have been fretting since Tuesday, anxious over the election returns. I spent way too much time watching the television yesterday, waiting for...
Election Musings

Election Musings

Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you. Deuteronomy 31:8 (NLT) Normally, the day before an election, I am excited, busy with Get Out The Vote, anticipating the...
Power of Words

Power of Words

Some people make cutting remarks,     but the words of the wise bring healing. Proverbs 12:18 (NLT) The television screams words these days. Election rhetoric, racial tension, candidates and pundits, unceasing phone calls, signs and posters dotting the roadways,...
Respect

Respect

 Obey the people who have authority in this world. Do this for the Lord. Obey the king, who is the highest authority. And obey the leaders who are sent by the king. They are sent to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right. So when you do good, you...
Contempt/Love

Contempt/Love

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up,...
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