Category Archives: October 2013

Scandalous Grace

I finished my study through the Old Testament and am now reading in the New Testament (or New Covenant). What perfect timing, to be studying the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus in these weeks leading up to Christmas. … Continue reading

Posted in Bathsheba, David, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Holy Spirit, Jericho, Jesus, Jews, Joseph, Judah, Love, Mary, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Obedience, October 2013, Rahab, Ruth, Sin Nature, Tamar | Leave a comment

What Is Trickling Down?

Our youngest son came to me yesterday with a difficult question. He was writing a paper for one of his college courses and wanted to know more of my family history. Why? Because the topic of his paper was depression. … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Children, Commandments, Consequences, Depression, Deuteronomy, Exodus, Family, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hebrews, History, Hope, Isaiah, Jesus, Joy, Life, Love, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Obedience, October 2013, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Repentance, Salvation, Suicide, The Future, The Nature of God, The Past, The Truth | 1 Comment

The Messenger of the Covenant

” ‘I have loved you,’ says the LORD. Yet you say, ‘In what way have You loved us?’ ” ~ Malachi 1:2a ” ‘A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am the Father, where … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, Egypt, God, God's Promises, God's Word, Heart, Heaven, History, Holy Spirit, Hope, Israel, Jesus, John, Love, Malachi, Mark, Marriage, Men, Mind, Obedience, October 2013, Prayer, Psalms, Sacrifice, The Rapture, The Shema, The Way | 1 Comment

These Are The Things You Shall Do

” ‘Execute true justice, show mercy and compassion everyone to his brother. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the alien or the poor. Let none of you plan evil in his heart against his brother.’ ” ~ Zechariah … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Commandments, God, God's Word, Heart, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Life, Love one another, Men, Mercy, Micah, Mind, Obedience, October 2013, Others, Peace, Proverbs, Psalms, The Truth, The Way, Zechariah | Leave a comment

Clean Before the LORD I Stand

“Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and was standing before the Angel. Then He answered and spoke to those who stood before Him, saying, ‘Take away the filthy garments from him.’ And to him He said, ‘See, I have … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, 2 Corinthians, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, Grace, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Isaiah, Jesus, Men, Mercy, October 2013, Philippians, Psalms, Revelation, Salvation, Titus, Zechariah | Leave a comment

Keeping the LORD Between

“Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to oppose him. And the LORD said to Satan, ‘The LORD rebuke you, Satan! The LORD who has … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, Grace, Heaven, Jesus, Matthew Henry, October 2013, Pastor Chuck Smith, Paul, Revelation, Satan, Zechariah | 1 Comment

Filling Shoeboxes!

Has anybody else started their Christmas shopping yet? I am getting EXCITED!! My favorite part? Stockings! I love finding fun little treasures and treats and surprising my family. 🙂 Have you heard of Samaritan’s Purse and their outreach, Operation Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Children, Christmas, Family, Giving, God, Joy, Love one another, October 2013, Operation Christmas Child, Others, Samaritan's Purse | Leave a comment