A tefillin is a small leather-covered wooden box attached to a black leather band. Orthodox Jews place this box just above the forehead then wrap the band around their heads. The box is what is not important. What is important is what is inside the box - scrolls of parchment containing the Word of God. … Continue reading Binding Up Your Mind with the Word of God
I wrote about Mary's profound ability to weigh the information provided for her by the angel's visitation. Her ability to ponder and treasure the things said and happening around us propels us to live our lives in quiet astonishment to the God things happening around us. There is a second thing Mary did which is … Continue reading The Second Impressive Thing Mary Did
Psalm 91:11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. Hebrews 13:2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to … Continue reading What the Bible Says about Angels
For Jesus Christ, the Son of God, does not waver between “Yes” and “No.” He is the one whom Silas, Timothy, and I preached to you, and as God’s ultimate “Yes,” he always does what he says. For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with a resounding “Yes!” And through Christ, our … Continue reading Yes and Amen
“You are what you eat” the old saying goes. If that is true, I am a Big Mac, Dairy Queen Chocolate Malt, lemon pie man of Chick-fil-A Chicken sandwiches. I wish it were better but I would be lying. Eagles are finicky eaters. Some birds eat worms, berries, and insects. Other birds eat carcasses but the eagle does not rely on what he finds. He finds what he wants to eat.
I had just became a believer a few months before graduating high school. Upon graduating, my church were honoring the graduates. They had gifted us all a book of Bible promises filled with scriptures for my every need. I cherished that book. I wrote in it, underlined, folded pages, and eventually wore it out. It … Continue reading My Number 1 Tool for Studying the Bible (and It is Not What You Think!)