Show-and-tell

John 4:28-30 Then the woman left her water pot beside the well and went back to the village and told everyone, “Come and meet a man who told me everything I ever did! Can this be the Messiah?”So the people came streaming from the village to see him.  Did you love show-and-tell at school asContinue reading “Show-and-tell”

Revisiting even-if*

Daniel 3:17. the God whom we serve is able to save us from the blazing furnace and from your power, then he will. But even if he doesn’t, Your Majesty may be sure that we will not worship your god, and we will not bow down to the gold statue that you have set up.Continue reading “Revisiting even-if*”

Stoned

Matthew 21:44 Whoever falls on this Stone will be broken. And on the one it falls, it will make him like dust. Psalm 103:14. He knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust. On days like today, I wish I could be stoned. Yes, you did read (or hear) that correctlyContinue reading “Stoned”

Just along for the ride

Proverbs 3:5-6. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. Sitting on the back of my husband, Andy’s motorcycle as he drives through the countryside on a beautiful day is one of my all-time favoriteContinue reading “Just along for the ride”

Living a lie

2 Corinthians 12:9. Each time he said, “No. But I am with you; that is all you need. My power shows up best in weak people.” Now I am glad to boast about how weak I am; I am glad to be a living demonstration of Christ’s power, instead of showing off my own power and abilitiesContinue reading “Living a lie”

More than a necklace

Matthew 6:21. For where your heart is, there your treasure shall be also. “May I tell you a story today?” Sometimes I start my classes at my university with that phrase because it usually grabs my students’ attention and helps ease all of us into the task of learning together. And this story is oneContinue reading “More than a necklace”