God’s Mystery Revealed

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There’s just something about a good mystery that I like. What about you? Do you like to look for the clues? Do you feel elation when you discover the answer?

Keith was in the Air Force for 22 years, and we lived in the Philippines, Italy, the East and West Coasts and in the Midwest. We enjoyed unwrapping the mystery of the differences in the lifestyles, priorities, values, and ways of thinking of the different cultures. Yes, people on the East Coast have very different ways of “doing life” than Californians.

Have you ever felt like some passages in the Bible are a mystery to you? You see the words, but you don’t understand them, nor do you understand how to apply the passage to your life. Continue reading God’s Mystery Revealed

The Key to the Christian Walk

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When someone asks you “”Where do you live?” How do you answer? I usually say, “Beaumont, California” or my subdivision if I’m not in Beaumont. I don’t say if I live in a house, an apartment, or on the street.

Pilate asked Jesus, “Where are you from?” but Jesus gave no reply in John 19:9.

How would you respond if someone asked you where your heart abides?  Continue reading The Key to the Christian Walk

A Grandmother’s 9 Favorite Bible Verses

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My grandmother, fondly called Momo, was one of my spiritual mentors. She loved the Lord dearly and loved her Bible. When she died, my mother gave me her Bible.

I pulled her Bible out this morning and read what she had written in the front and back of her Bible. There were quotes from commentaries, notes on books she needed to read, and verses that she wanted to remember.

These are the verses that were important for her to record in her handwriting in her Bible.  Continue reading A Grandmother’s 9 Favorite Bible Verses

5 Reasons to Cling to God’s Word

Forever, O LORD, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.
Your faithfulness endures to all generations;
you have established the earth, and it stands fast.

By your appointment they stand this day,
for all things are your servants.
Psalm 119:89-91

Sixty-six books, 40 authors, yet God-breathed, 2 Timothy 3:16,

The Bible reveals a love so deep men and women cannot grasp its totality. We watch this love unfold as God breathes into Adam and gives him life. We see God walking with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden in the cool of the day – the way it was meant to be. We frown as Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit and hide from God. We marvel when God promises One who will pay the price for their sin and the sins of future generations, so that their relationship will be restored with God. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Cling to God’s Word