Category Archives: Commandments

He Is The One Who Goes Before You

You may not struggle with fear or worry. But I do. Not all of the time. But some of the time. And apparently it is a common problem for us humans. There are hundreds of verses in which the Bible … Continue reading

Posted in Commandments, Contentment, Death, Deuteronomy, Fear, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Hebrews, Holy Spirit, January 2015, Jesus, Joshua, Life, Men, Mind, Moses, Numbers, Obedience, The Spirit, Worry | 2 Comments

For He Is Your Life

I finished up the book of Deuteronomy this morning. The last chapter tells of the death of Moses, and of his burial, by the LORD God Himself — wow. Here are the last few verses: “But since then there has … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Commandments, Consequences, Cursing, Deuteronomy, Egypt, Faithfulness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Israel, January 2015, Life, Love, Men, Moses, Obedience, Others, Plagues, Prayer, Salvation | Leave a comment

Writing On a Clean Slate

The hustle and bustle of Christmas 2014 has officially passed. The memories and moments remain forever hidden within my heart — isn’t God good? 🙂 This morning I had nothing pressing to do. Nothing, wow. I have the day off … Continue reading

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Consider It In Your Heart

The book of Deuteronomy is a spoken journal of sorts, a summary of events and a review of the commands that God had given to the children of Israel. Moses knew he was not going to cross over the Jordan … Continue reading

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Redemption for a Broken World and a Leaky Roof

It is a soggy morning in Eastern Washington. The chickens don’t mind the drumming rain, but the dogs and cat are not pleased. I am a little disappointed because it looks like it will be our last “warm” day of … Continue reading

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Back at the Beginning

I am back at the beginning. Reading about the beginning of all beginnings. The beginning of history and Creation: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” ~ Genesis 1:1 The beginning of man: “Then God said, ‘Let … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014, Commandments, Consequences, Creation, Cursing, Death, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Genesis, God, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hope, Jesus, Lies, Life, Love, Marriage, Matthew Henry, Men, Mercy, Nature, New Heaven and Earth, Obedience, Redeemer, Revelation, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satan, Self, Sin Nature, The Curse, The Fall of Man | Leave a comment

Love Each Other and Leave the Judging to God

“You love them; I’ll judge them.” Isn’t that a good summary of James 4:11-12? Our pastor is teaching through the book of James on Sunday mornings. It has been challenging and convicting, to say the least. Joyfulness amidst trials, being … Continue reading

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