Bible Moment: God’s compassion

When the water in the skin was gone, she cast the child under one of the bushes. Then she went and sat down opposite him a good way off, about the distance of a bowshot; for she said, “Do not let me look on the death of the child.” And …

Steadfast Faith and Love

God demonstrates his love for us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Take a moment to ponder. Enemies: is not an endearing word. Our understanding of an enemy is one who sets out to destroy our lives and livelihood. Remember your Old Testament …

Bible Moment: We are in God’s hands

“In you, O Lord have I taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness….Into your hands I commend my spirit, for you have redeemed me, O Lord, O God of truth.” (Psalm 31:1, 5) Take a Moment to Ponder It is unfortunate but necessary …

Rescue us, Lord!

As a child, growing up with my grandmother, we often visited the book of Psalms when we did our nightly devotions. So the Psalms hold a priority place of prayer, praise and promise for me.  Today, I reflect on Psalm 31 verse 9: “Be gracious to me, O Lord, for …

Confidence & Purpose

Psalm 27: 10-14 10 If my father and mother forsake me,    the Lord will take me up.11 Teach me your way, O Lord,    and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.12 Do not give me up to the will of my adversaries,    for false witnesses have risen against me,    and they are breathing out violence. …

Faith in the midst of Fear

John 20: 19-31 Having read this passage of John a few times I have always asked the question, why is it Jesus only displays his hands, and side but not include his feet. However, I was being distracted by a small matter which was not as important as the gospel …

Let us keep the Feast. Alleluia!

Christ, our Passover has been sacrificed for us.  Therefore,  let us keep the Feast. Alleluia! 1 Corinthians 5:7 Take a moment to ponder One of the things that is both mysterious and yet delightful about the Christian Faith is that it calls us to be at home with the fact …

Do Not Give Up!

And you shall know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves, and bring you up from your graves, O my people. I will put my spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you on your own soil; then you shall know that I, …

God of Love and Compassion

The gospel reading from Mark 8: 1-8 tells the story of the feeding of the four thousand. In this account, Jesus entered into the situation of the people who were following him. He saw and felt what they did and understood what would happen were they to go on without …