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Archive for November 2018

The Full Effect

I began my study of James during the Thanksgiving holiday. This is one of my favorite passages (another Monday School post featured it) and I see it in a new way for a couple of reasons. For the first time I noticed who the letter is addressed to and the ESV uses different wording I…

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Making Headway Painfully

We finished our last race of 2018. We did it together because it’s always better together. I thought of this verse over and over during the race: And he saw they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them. Mark 6:48 ESV The wind wasn’t against us but the mud and obstacles were. We…

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When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong, don’t go with them. I’m not sure who said it, but I like it because it fits what I’ve experienced the past couple of weeks. My website has some issues and we’re working hard to fix them. I say “we” like I can do anything at all about a broken website.…

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Down in My Heart

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. …

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