Bible Reading Plan

Bite of Bread Reading Plan: Don’t Run on Empty

  I’m amazed.  I can have a really great week–energetic, productive, joyful–then boom! In a day my emotions flip. The weather changes; clouds roll in. Loneliness comes to visit. And doubt decides to camp out on my front door step stealing the contentment I owned just a few days before. I call it “The Eeyore complex”. I experienced this yesterday. I’m not sure how …

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giving, Miracles

Do You Feel Like You Have Nothing to Give?

“Late that afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, ‘Send the crowd away so that they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here. He replied, ‘You give them something to eat.’ They answered, ‘We have only five loaves of bread and two fish…” Luke 9:12,13 …

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Bible study, Jesus, Uncategorized

Word Wednesday: The Changing of God’s Heart/ Chestotes

  “But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.” ~Titus 3:4         Kindness. A good friend of mine always speaks of the kindness of the Lord. “He’s so kind,” she says. I can hear (through the phone) her smile …

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Bible Reading Plan, prayer, Spiritual gifts

Bite of Bread: Spiritual Blessings in Christ

  Every Sunday a few people gather in our front room at church to pray for the morning services. A few. We pray for spiritual and earthly things. We pray for people to be freed, healed, restored. Sound equipment to behave, and babies to be happy in the nursery. Today as we prayed I saw the most unusual picture in …

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Faith Friday, Holy Spirit Filling, Jewish faith, Knowing God, Uncategorized

YHWH: Wisdom from God’s People

      I wish I were Jewish. I think the Jewish people have a wisdom about them unlike any people on earth. One of my favorite books is written by a Jewish Rabbi. The book is called Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life written by Rabbi Irwin Kula (click on the title for info). With sage-like wisdom Rabbi Kula …

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