This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

A New Year in His Word

January 10, 2021

Some time ago a good friend of mine went through something very difficult that I knew she would find initially very difficult to talk about. I sent her a short letter at the time to…

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A New Year

December 27, 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for us and it seems we are in good company. I was reading today that according to a poll nearly 70% of Americans say that 2020 has left them…

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The Light of Christmas

December 13, 2020

Christmas traditions are different the world over. Growing up in Africa for example, we did not decorate the outside of our homes but inside was an entirely different matter! I have vivid memories of my…

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Take Him in Your Arms

November 29, 2020

Shortly after the birth of Jesus, Joseph and Mary took Him to Jerusalem to consecrate Him to the Lord, as was the custom. It was there that they encountered an old man by the name…

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Keep Knocking!

November 1, 2020

Acts 12:1-16 Have you ever noticed that God sometimes does things differently than the way we expected? That has certainly been true in my life, but I take comfort from the fact it was also…

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How God Can Use Forgiveness – Part 2

October 18, 2020

Genesis 50:18-20; Romans 8:38 Last time we saw how Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers, falsely accused by his master’s wife, and then forgotten in prison by many who’d promised to help; but…

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How God Can Use Forgiveness – Part 1

October 4, 2020

Genesis 50:18-20; Romans 8:38 There are many times in Scripture that God shows the power of forgiveness and what He can accomplish through us as we release past hurts. One of my favorite examples is…

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How Can I Forgive?

September 20, 2020

Matthew 18:21-35;  Psalm 147:3 The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant in Matthew 18:21-35 makes it plain that God is willing to forgive those of us who cry out to Him for mercy. But it also…

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Do we have to forgive?

September 6, 2020

Matthew 18:21-35 People often ask me if Christians really have to forgive others? I guess the real answer is: no, we don’t have to forgive others. We’re free to make our own choices. But if…

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Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? – Part 5

August 23, 2020

John 6:26-69 Even after many years of following Christ, I still have questions about suffering. I’m not sure I’ll get all the answers this side of heaven; but in the meantime, God has shown me…

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