Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lamentations 3:22-24 Great Is Thy Faithfulness!

Last night as I was pondering all my problems–instead of sleeping–the old hymn, Great is Thy Faithfulness came to mind. It was inspired by Jeremiah’s words in Lamentations 3:22-24 and the author’s own circumstances. Thomas Obadiah Chisholm experienced God’s faithfulness … Continue reading

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Ruth 4:18-22 Don’t Skip the Postscript!

Today’s post was written by Tim Challies. ——— I spent much of my day yesterday wrestling through a couple of biblical genealogies (and enjoying every minute of it). I found myself reflecting on the end of the book of Ruth … Continue reading

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James 1:19-20 Is Anyone Listening?

Today’s post was written by Rusty Wright. ——— Ever feel like you’re talking to a brick wall? The television comedy Frasier was one of the most popular TV series in US history. It’s been called “a thinking person’s comedy.” Reruns … Continue reading

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Daniel 9:3 Pancakes and Ashes

How many of you had pancakes for supper yesterday? According to Facebook status updates, a lot of my friends did. They all seemed to enjoy eating the pancakes, and the annual societal permission to have breakfast for supper, but I’m … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:6 Family

Today, in many parts of Canada, is Family Day. It is a holiday that was established in 1999 in Alberta, 2007 in Saskatchewan, 2008 in Ontario, and will begin in British Columbia in 2013. Family Day is also celebrated at … Continue reading

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Mark 10:1-9 The Vow

As I was writing Wednesday’s post, I thought of The Vow. The movie opened last week. I have not seen it, so this is neither a review nor a recommendation. I am, however, familiar with the story behind it, the … Continue reading

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John 15:12-14 True Love

I walked into the grocery store yesterday morning, but unlike the many people looking at the large variety of flower arrangements just inside the door, I was there to buy food. When I got to the check-out, there were two … Continue reading

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Proverbs 16:18 It’s not all about me.

It has now been 14 months since I was hit in a motor vehicle accident, and I am still in pain every day. Although the pain is not as excruciating as it was at the beginning, I no longer have … Continue reading

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Psalm 34:18 Deliverance

In December 2009, a friend of mine, a 39 year old wife and mother of six, had a routine medical exam. Not long after she was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. She died on this date two years ago. … Continue reading

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II Timothy 3:16-17 What is the value of the Old Testament?

If the Old Testament law no longer applies to us (as I’ve discussed in my last two posts, February 3, 2012 and February 6, 2012), what is the point of reading the Old Testament? It takes up approximately ¾ of … Continue reading

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