On Wednesday mornings I meet with three or four women to study and discuss verses in the book of James. Like so often in the past, we are studying the right book. The message of James is relevant to our current time. Count it all joy when you meet trials of various kinds, for you… Continue reading Seeking Steadfast Faith
In the Old Testament of the Bible we see how God guided the Israelites through the tabernacle with Moses speaking for him. God demonstrated his desire to speak to his people and teach them how to live in peace. And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the… Continue reading The Church: A Place for Spiritual Growth
My Bible Lesson for this week focuses on the attributes of God. Scripture references in the book of Job point to God’s omniscience and omnipotence. This book reveals some deep truths. The book of Job gives clues to the scientific nature of our world. It also shows a relationship between God and man. After Job… Continue reading Job’s Prayer is Acceptable
As a former labor/delivery nurse and Lamaze instructor, I am an advocate for prepared childbirth. Women need information and guidance as they make choices about childbirth care. They need to know what to expect. But in the preparation for childbirth, the postpartum time period may be given brief attention. Women benefit from knowing what to… Continue reading When Postpartum Packs a Punch: Book Review
Today I am joining Five Minute Friday (#FMF) where bloggers write for five minutes about one word. The prompt for today is common. So here we go. After a tumultuous and divisive election what do we as people have in common? The Bible shows us these truths. God loves us. For God so loved the… Continue reading Our Common Condition & Hope
Sometimes the waves of events happening this election season knock me over and I have to catch my breath. Then I remember that God is sovereign. He has given us his word with timeless truth. I am glad to be studying the book of Romans. Last Sunday we had a guest speaker… Continue reading Truth that Keeps Us Steadfast
For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. Romans 8: 19 ESV All around us we observe a pregnant creation. The difficult times of pain throughout the world are simply birth pangs. But it’s not only around us; it’s within us. The Spirit of God is arousing us… Continue reading Pregnant Creation: We Have Much to Anticipate!