12 And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come: 13 I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. 14 Whenever I bring clouds over the earth… Read More
God keeps His promises.
I wrote this poem in 1973. My father had a brain tumor of the most aggressive kind, and he hung on to life for nine months, at least his body did. As time progressed, the tumor and corresponding treatment blocked the essence of my father from making it out of the barriers that jailed him… Read More
Verses 22-24 in The Message transliteration summarize the thrust of this chapter, and to make meaningful, I personalized it. Read these verses out loud with your name. This is the truth of the gospel living in us through faith. I didn’t tiptoe around God’s promise asking cautiously skeptical questions. I plunged into the promise and… Read More
I highly recommend Wayne Stiles’ 3-video set, A Virtual Tour of the Birth of Christ. It’s a wonderful way to see, learn, and study during Advent. Enjoy. I have been a member of Walking the Bible Lands since its inception as a website. Do you study the Bible? If you are interested in connecting the… Read More
God’s promise in Psalm 46 says: God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. You tell me, “But I prayed for help. I cried out on my knees and through my tears for help and no help came.” Could it be true? I know that God always keeps his promises–that… Read More
We are born with little power or expertise—we depend on those around us for everything. As we grow, we internalize and identify with how things are done, and we develop coping mechanisms based on our experiences. The power a child needs as he grows into adulthood comes from his early identification with authority. Were his… Read More