My Grandfather’s Barn

“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” (Micah 6:8) That verse reminds me of my grandpa, Levi Latty. I can picture him going to his barn to milk, morning and evening, […]

Why Build a Boat on Dry Land?

The Bible says that Noah was the grandson of Methuselah, the son of Lamech, and the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.  He was a godly man in an ungodly world. Scripture plainly states that the reason the Lord sent the Flood was because people had become so evil that their sins required Divine punishment. […]

The Wise Men–Three?

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem — (Matthew 2:1). Today is the day Christians celebrate the Epiphany, when wise men from the East bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh, came to find and worship […]

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 […]

Recorded in the Bible

In uncertain times, we need an anchor, something unchangeable that we can cling to. It helps to have reminders that people have gone through hard times before now, and survived. One of my nieces, for example, is interested in learning about family history. In trying to answer her questions, I turned to the place where […]

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