Monthly Archives: July 2011

1 John 4:1-6 What about them?

In my last post (July 27, 2011), I talked about Matthew 7:1-5, and the fact that we should not judge others. In the same way that we judge them, we also will be judged. That does not mean that we … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:1-5 You have some rib sauce on your face.

Have you seen the recent Swiss Chalet commercial? A man and a woman are eating ribs. She has a massive smear of rib sauce on her face, and he has a tiny little speck on his. He wants to tell … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 9:19-23 Finding Common Ground

Today’s post was written by Rusty Wright. ——— As you examine your life, can you think of any lessons you wish you had learned earlier than you did? I’m really glad I learned this lesson very early in my career … Continue reading

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1 Peter 5:6-7 Memos TO God

After writing my last post, (July 20, 2011) it occurred to me that we not only get memos FROM God, information and instructions from His Word to guide our lives, but we also send memos TO God through our prayers. … Continue reading

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I Peter 5:6-7 He cares for you.

Suffering. We question why it has to happen, and we try to avoid it, but it is all around us. Many wonder why God would let bad things happen to good people. Others argue that none of us are good. … Continue reading

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Psalm 121:1-2 Help!

Well, here it is Monday morning (at least in my time zone). For many of us that means the end of a relaxing weekend and going back to work—a job that we may or may not enjoy. For many of … Continue reading

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Romans 12:12 Patience!

I used to think that I was a patient person, but lately I’ve been realizing that I’m really not. I don’t like it when things go wrong (defined as not how I want them to). I don’t like it when … Continue reading

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Matthew 11:28-30 Finding Rest

In these days when John Deere and Massey Ferguson are common names on the farm, the yoke has become an unfamiliar implement. Before the tractor was invented however, the yoke had been used for millennia to link oxen, horses or … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Make Bible Reading Fun

Today’s post was written by Ron Edmondson. Some of the points he makes are reasons why I started this blog. You can read more from Ron here: RonEdmondson.com ——— 7 Ways to Make Bible Reading Fun A young college-aged girl … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26:18-19 Just kidding!

How do you feel about practical jokes? I don’t like them. I’ve heard of people putting Nair in their boyfriend’s shampoo bottle, or putting glue on their baseball caps, things that can cause real harm and certainly real embarrassment. If … Continue reading

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