FEAST OR FAMINE: HEALTH PLAN

We need to feast on God’s Word every day. There’s no pill to pop, no quick meal replacement available. If we don’t have our spiritual dinner, we will get spiritually thinner. We also need to drink deeply of God’s presence. It’s an amazing...

FEAST OR FAMINE?

Every year, many of us make similar resolutions: to lose extra pounds, eat sensibly, get more exercise. We know these will make us healthier, and a new year signals a fresh start. It’s easy to focus on physical health, because it’s so obvious. Under...

HE, HIMSELF

“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from old, from ancient times.” Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is...

JESUS, UNWRAPPED

. . . an she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger . . . (Luke 2:7) Over the centuries, Christmas has become a very complicated celebration. On that first Christmas, the Gift was wrapped in strips of cloth and placed...

WASTE MANAGEMENT

While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came to him with a jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head . . . When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. “Why this waste?” they asked. “This perfume...

THE MASTER’S CARD

Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.                           Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, Lord, preserve both people and animals. How priceless is your unfailing love, O...