Live Life in the Present

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. – Matthew 6:34(ESV) I did a sermon centered on this verse a few weeks ago. I was reminded of it again today when visiting with a friend who is facing some serious unexpectedContinue reading “Live Life in the Present”

Psalm 19

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. 1  The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. 2  Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. 3  There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. 4  Their voice goes out throughContinue reading “Psalm 19”

Preparing for Worship

Psalm 46 For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth. A song. Verses 1-3: God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, Though its waters roar andContinue reading “Preparing for Worship”

Getting Back in the Word

To ring in the New Year, one of things my wife Terri and I started doing is being intentional about spending time in God’s Word by reading the Bible daily. Back in December 2013, we discussed several reading plan options, looking for something that would be productive and achievable. We had recently fallen off courseContinue reading “Getting Back in the Word”

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

It’s one thing to say it. It’s another thing to do it. Real repentance is not only reflected by a change in our attitude, but demonstrated by a change in our behavior.

Living Out Our Faith

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first-fruits of his creatures. [1] James 1:17-18Continue reading “Living Out Our Faith”