What?!?!?

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls spoke with me. “Come,” he said, “I will show you the judgment upon the great prostitute, who is seated on deep waters. 2 The kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality with her, and those who live on earth have become drunk with the wineContinue reading “What?!?!?”

test the spirit

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God; for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3and every spirit that doesContinue reading “test the spirit”

Faithful Living in a New Land

8But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the royal rations of food and wine; so he asked the palace master to allow him not to defile himself. 9Now God allowed Daniel to receive favor and compassion from the palace master. 10The palace master said to Daniel, “I am afraid of my lordContinue reading “Faithful Living in a New Land”

The Passover Reinstated

21The king commanded all the people, “Keep the passover to the Lord your God as prescribed in this book of the covenant.” 22No such passover had been kept since the days of the judges who judged Israel, or during all the days of the kings of Israel or of the kings of Judah; 23but in the eighteenth year ofContinue reading “The Passover Reinstated”

Josiah Finds the Scroll

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2He did what was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in all the way of his father David; he did not turn aside to the right or toContinue reading “Josiah Finds the Scroll”

Flight to Egypt

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” When King Herod heard this, he wasContinue reading “Flight to Egypt”

Back to School

It is August and for some of us, that means it is time to start preparing to go back to school! Teachers will be in class rooms if they haven’t been already. Getting things ready for the new students to arrive in the fall. Parents will go back school shopping with reluctant children. Kids willContinue reading “Back to School”

Witnesses to Jesus

“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me. “If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. There is another who testifies on my behalf, and I know thatContinue reading “Witnesses to Jesus”

Don’t forget Worship!

Summer is upon us! Finally, maybe the weather will get warmer and stay warmer so we can turn the heat off, and get outside and enjoy the sun and the wonderful scents of campfires and cookouts! And now is the time when the kids are out of school and we will be going every whichContinue reading “Don’t forget Worship!”