Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jesus has Risen – Matthew 28:1-10 (Thankful for Angles)

Matthew 28 (verses 1-10 posted below) was part of my bible reading this morning. After reading these verses, I read a couple commentaries on verses 1-10.   I’ve posted below the one from Atone Bible Commentary as it helped me appreciate … Continue reading

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Hand writing the bible – Deuteronomy 17:18

This evening, I spent some time reading through BibleGateways list of ways to engage scripture.  It’s an impressive list.  One of the ways mentioned was to hand copy scripture.  I’ll have to give this a try as Deuteronomy 17:18 seems to … Continue reading

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Windshield time with the Bible

Many years ago; during one of Dad’s visits, Dad had some words of wisdom for me. We had arrived home and were unloading the trunk.  I proudly showed Dad my CD’s of the entire bible – maybe 40 CDs in total.  Dad looked at … Continue reading

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Jesus prays at Gethsemane – Matthew 26:36-46

At a new church member meeting last night, the pastor spent some time talking about the importance of prayer.  He read a piece from John Ortberg’s “If you want to walk on water, you’ve got to get out of the … Continue reading

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God will rescue me – Psalm 31:1-13

Encouraging words Psalm 31:1-13 (NIV) For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;     let me never be put to shame;     deliver me in your righteousness. 2 Turn your ear to me,     come quickly to my … Continue reading

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Seven things God hates – Proverbs 6:16-19

Good words for me to live by. #GCToGod Proverbs 6:16-19 (NIV) 16 There are six things the Lord hates,     seven that are detestable to him: 17         haughty eyes,         a lying tongue,         hands that shed innocent blood, 18         a heart that devises wicked schemes,         feet that are … Continue reading

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A Warning Against Hypocrisy – Matthew 23:1-12

These verses were a good reminder to me to give God all the credit/glory, especially when someone puts me on a pedestal for good things I’ve done. Matthew 23:1-12 (NIV) A Warning Against Hypocrisy 23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his … Continue reading

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