Abi Was Her Name

Abi Was Her Name

  Hezekiah’s father was one of the most wicked kings Judah had ever known. Ahaz brought back the worship of Baal. Judah reeled under the influence of this ungodly king who even sacrificed one of his sons to the heathen god. Yet, he married a godly woman, Abi or Abijah, who was the daughter of Zechariah, spiritual […]

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Hope–that small word that keeps us going when things get rough. These are days like we’ve never seen before and sometimes, hope is hard to come by. But, just when we need it most, help comes.  I love the Bible stories of encouragement and one of my favorites is found in II Samuel 9, the […]

He Is Risen!

He Is Risen!

Matthew 28:1-7  In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from […]

Sorrowful Friday

Sorrowful Friday

Today is Good Friday; a German word for it is Karfreitag, sorrowful Friday. Some people believe it once was called God’s Friday. It was the day Jesus died for sinful humanity and is the beginning of the Easter weekend. I don’t like to think about the crucifixion. Oh, I love thinking about the Resurrection and the Lord’s […]

Palm Sunday!

Palm Sunday!

This is probably the strangest Palm Sunday any of us has seen. Church buildings are closed and we can’t meet together to celebrate the Lord’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. However, we’re reminded that the church is not the building, it’s the people. We can still celebrate in our homes and thank the Lord that Jesus […]

A Small Page from a Small Book

A Small Page from a Small Book

I love making small books. For years, I’ve kept a little notebook with Scripture, poetry, my illustrations, things that brighten the day and will maybe, someday, be meaningful to my grandchildren. In this uncertain time, I recommend it for you too, as a way to keep going and inject hope into the day. This morning, […]

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