Scared to Love (Jonah, Part 12)

Scared to Love (Jonah, Part 12)

… See, Jonah didn’t run from God because he was afraid. He didn’t run because he was afraid of the brutality of the people of Nineveh; he didn’t run because he was scared for his life. He ran because he knew God would use his message to change these...
The Festival of Grace (Jonah, Part 11)

The Festival of Grace (Jonah, Part 11)

But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry. And he prayed unto the Lord, and said, I pray thee, O Lord, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and...
After Her Death

After Her Death

{Random-ish thoughts/writings after a member of my church family went Home on July 1} Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God,...
A Message from the Lord (Jonah, Part 10)

A Message from the Lord (Jonah, Part 10)

… That’s it. Eight English words: “40 days from now Nineveh will be destroyed.” It’s actually only five words in Hebrew. Now notice all that’s missing. There’s no mention of why it will be destroyed, what they’ve done...
2020: To Begin to Grow Light

2020: To Begin to Grow Light

In January or February, I looked up a word (or more) in the Hebrew and Greek Bible concordance we have (Strong’s Concordance). I don’t remember what it was or what it was for–maybe Sunday school, maybe small group Bible study, maybe personal...