True Friends are Hard to Find

Mark 2 Jesus has been about His Father’s business as he walked about Galilee. One thing is certain, Jesus made friends easily and not only listened but then acted if there was a need. How often do we listen but not meet the needs of others? A sign of a true friend is one who […]

Off with the Old, On with the New

Numbers 6 Last night a precious friend shed his earthly garments for the garments of the righteous in heaven. He now stands clothed in the garments that had been prepared for him in eternity past because “no one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise, the patch pulls away from it, the new from […]

What do we say?

Ephesians 4-6 What message would Paul say about today? He said the days were evil then, and today we see evil amongst us. How do we encourage another who is facing those evil traits of the enemy? Our battle is not against flesh and blood; those are just the outward pieces of evidence of a […]

Choosing Words Carefully

Prov 15 Words come easily to us because God has made us a people of language. We use it to heal but also, at times to hurt. Prov 15:4 Speech that heals is like a life-giving tree, but a perverse speech breaks the spirit. Job remarked that his heart was broken after hearing all of […]

Are you a Friend?

Isaiah 41 “A Friend is..” What is a true friend? Isaiah reminds the people that God called Abraham his friend. How and why did God choose that designation? James tells us that  “Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness,” and he was called the friend of God.”  [James 2:23] Ruth also fits in that […]