Tag Archives: mercy

Bargaining with God…

Read – 1 Samuel 1 Focus on verse 11 I’d always been told it is not a wise thing to attempt to make deals with God, yet I believe it occurs in various forms more often than we care to … Continue reading

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When Patience wears thin…

Read Judges 10 Focus v. 13-14 Anyone who has had children of their own understands that a parents patience can occasionally be exhausted. I‘m talking about the “don’t make me pull this car over” moments that occur when the kids … Continue reading

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Painful Consequences…

Read Joshua 7 Focus on verse 1 & 25 When I was in first grade, I recall committing an infraction that resulted in a trip to the principles office, where my posterior had a a very convincing meeting with the … Continue reading

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All things work together…

Read Genesis 50 Focus on verse 19-20 There are dreadful, awful things that happen in this world. One need only read the evening news of watch a few minutes of prime time television to be exposed to it. In the … Continue reading

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Grace & Favor…

Read Genesis 6 Focus on verses 8-9 “Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord”. (v. 8) I am tempted to think that Noah found favor with the Lord because of his righteous behavior, because he was blameless, but … Continue reading

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Let it go…

Read 1 Corinthians 6 Focus on verse 7-8 We live in a culture that has bound itself to the letter of the law no matter what the result of that law might be. This mindset prompts greedy people to sue … Continue reading

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About Judging Others…

Read 1 Corinthians 5 Focus on verse 12-13a We make judgments every day. We observe, assess and then act upon our assessment. The process of making a judgment is essential to effectively navigating our way through life. We make judgments … Continue reading

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