Category: Children

Is God a Good Parent?

              I was driving to work this morning after just dropping off my 11-year-old son.  The cars in front of his school form a line and one by one the children get out of

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Do You Really Want to be Blessed?

It seems like a strange thing to ask, doesn’t it?  Of course I want to be blessed.  Who doesn’t want to be blessed?  Bless me now, later, tomorrow, and the next day Lord.  Bless me indeed as Jabez prayed.  But in

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The Unchanging Face of Evil

Evil has many faces. It is a much disputed thing in our current atmosphere of human secularism and changing morality. What was once considered sinful and evil has now become accepted in our culture today. Outside the church, much of

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My Children’s Children

I am amazed sometimes at the state of our world. I watched an interview last night of Traci Johnson. She survived an attack at an Oklahoma food plant where her co-worker was beheaded and the attacker was about to do

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40 Bible Stories Devotion, Day 27: Zachaeus

I just finished teaching on Ephesians 1.  There is an amazing statement made there.  Paul teaches us that the Lord Jesus Christ ‘has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.’  When we read this, we

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40 Bible Stories, Day 10: Eli’s Wicked Sons and Samuel

The Story of Eli, his sons, and Samuel 1 Samuel 2:12-26 Eli’s Wicked Sons  Eli’s sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the Lord. Now it was the practice of the priests with the people that whenever anyone

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40 Bible Stories Devotional, Day 5: The Birth of Moses (My favorite so far)

The Birth of Moses Exodus 1:8 – 2:10 Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died, but the Israelites were fruitful and multiplied greatly and became exceedingly numerous, so that the land was filled with them. Then

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