Category Archives: Salt

Storm Debris and Fresh Beginnings

A terrible storm raged through our area yesterday, bringing with it damaging wind and hail, torrential rain, and even a couple of tornadoes. The accumulation of hail was so great that it looked as though it had snowed in July. … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, Forgiveness, God, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Hope, Jesus, July 2016, Lamentations, Life, Light, Living Water, Love, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Obedience, Others, Peace, Prayer, Pride, Psalms, Redeemer, Repentance, Rest, Salt, Salvation, Self, Submission, Thanksgiving, The Gospel, The Past | 4 Comments

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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How Am I Behaving?

Sometimes I need a reminder of how I ought to behave. How about you? 🙂 “Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, … Continue reading

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A Blue Christmas?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the hap-happiest season of all! Then why isn’t everything good? Why is my heart heavy, my life a struggle? Ever ask yourself those questions? We have such high expectations for this time … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Christmas, Commandments, Condemnation, Creation, Death, December 2013, Depression, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Friends, Giving, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lamentations, Life, Love, Love one another, Luke, Mark, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Nature, Obedience, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Romans, Salt, Salvation, Sin Nature, The Gospel, Worry, Worship | 2 Comments

Are You a Savoury Seasoning or De-Icer?

This morning I tossed dried pumpkin seeds in melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and kosher salt, and those seeds are now fragrantly roasting in the oven. I licked the fork I had used in the mixing process, yum! The flavor … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, Acts, Ezekiel, God, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Jesus, Leviticus, Life, Mark, Matthew, Matthew Henry, Men, November 2013, Numbers, Obedience, Offerings, Others, Sacrifice, Salt, Salvation, The Gospel | 1 Comment

Salty Sacrifices

Leviticus is a book of instructions: for the priests who would be leading the sons of Israel and offering sacrifices to the LORD; for Moses as he would be leading the people in the way they should go; and for … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Giving, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, Israel, January 2012, Jesus, Leviticus, Moses, Obedience, Offerings, Passover, Sacrifice, Salt | Leave a comment