Category Archives: Encouraging Words

God Grows Us One Step at a Time by Rick Warren

A friend forwarded me this devotional this morning, a great reminder indeed.     God Grows Us One Step at a Time By Rick Warren — Aug 23, 2016       “So get rid of your old self, which … Continue reading

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Surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses

A friend mentioned to me this morning how he had been encouraged by someones vigilance in being accountable to others. He said Hebrews 12 is being worked out in that persons life. What great verses these are. I am so thankful! … Continue reading

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Paul’s Vision and His Thorn

Hadn’t read 2 Corinthians 12:9 for a while. It includes: “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Always a good reminder for me. 2 Corinthians 12(NIV) Paul’s Vision and His Thorn 12 I must … Continue reading

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“Jesus ‘opens the door to a new life,'” The Archbishop of Canterbury

Here is a poem by W.H. Auden followed by an exert from a sermon by The Archbishop of Canterbury. It’s great poem and sermon. A good reminder about how we are isolated from others and God and how autonomy does this. The … Continue reading

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Restoring Broken Fellowship: Getting Along with One Another by @RickWarren

God has given us this ministry of restoring relationships. — 2 Corinthians 5:18.  This Devotional Daily was timely delivered to my inbox. Very helpful, thank you FaithGateway and Rick Warren!   Restoring Broken Fellowship: Getting Along with One Another by Rick Warren, from Daily … Continue reading

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A story including “What Faith Can Do” by @kutless

“Daddy, Can I borrow your phone?” “No, you need to do your homework.” “But Daddy, I need your phone to do my homework.” Reluctantly, I handed over my phone to my son and shortly thereafter “What Faith Can do” started … Continue reading

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What is important to you?

Here is a quote from the “devotionals daily” that is included below. “What is most important to you?  To be seen, noticed, or stroked for your professional ability, or to know that you are loved and cared for by an … Continue reading

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GoTandem.com favorite verses from January 2016

Just spent some time reviewing bible verses I favorited from my GoTandem.com app bible verse feed in January. These are some of my favorites. Listening to Others Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others. Proverbs … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Response – 2 Samuel 9

“The Unexpected Response” is an essay by Rick Ezell. All I can do is suggest reading it as there is two much in it to paraphrase. Humbling to think about how Mephibosheth must have felt, starting with complete fear for … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts in 2015 -God’s promises, lasting relationships, normal people, God’s timing, prayer life

Here are the top viewed posts of this blog for 2015, complements of WordPress. 1The Mothers of Jesus – Sermon by Dr. Timothy KellerNovember 2014 2Wisdom Bestows Well-Being – Proverbs 3:1-6January 2015 3“God Doesn’t Call The Qualified, He Qualifies The … Continue reading

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