Hem your blessings with Thanksgiving so they don’t unravel ~ Unknown …While you are enriched in everything for all liberality, which causes thanksgiving through us to God. (2 Cor 9:11) In America, Thanksgiving is coming up next week. In other places it’s already been celebrated, but autumn is always a time of reflection and gratitude, so in anticipation of… Read More Hem Your Blessings
I usually post Midweek Music on Wednesdays. This week has been super busy. But I have a little surprise for you. I just found this lovely piece on youtube and I’m sure you’ll really enjoy it! I love Celtic music, especially the tin whistle and fiddle. If you’re a musician, the guy who composed it… Read More Midweek Music: A Celtic Melody
The Reformers wanted the Sola’s to be applied to your Christian life Sola Scriptura– But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. (Matt 4:4). We live in an age of knowledge- we have information at our fingertips. It’s important to… Read More 5 Things the Reformers want you to know
HAVE I BEEN EDUCATED? If I learn my ABCs, can read 600 words per minute, and can write with perfect penmanship, but have not been shown how to communicate with the Designer of all language …. I HAVE NOT BEEN EDUCATED. If I can deliver an eloquent speech and persuade you with my stunning logic,… Read More Have I Been Educated?
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. (Hebrews 11:1-2). Maybe you’re a Christian who is dedicated, striving to please God. You diligently read the Word, serve other believers, pray, live in obedience to those in authority, and trust… Read More The Unconventional People of Faith
I wrote a blog post warning about a movie you should not watch. But now let me tell you about one you should see. It will be in theatres across the United States on March 30th, so it’s coming up soon! I cannot believe the ebola pandemic was so long ago in 2014! Now it’s… Read More Facing Darkness- A movie you should see
Psalm 91 is one of my favorite Psalms. Rich with promises and comfort of God’s Almighty protection and love. This song is a combination of Psalm 91 and Isaiah 40:31. I think this children’s choir has the best rendition of the song on Youtube. In England, the BBC Songs of Praise have an annual competition of… Read More Midweek Music: On Eagle’s Wings
Listen to this soulful rendition of the hymn “My Song is Love Unknown” by Fernando Ortega. The melody and rendition reminds you of an Appalachian style song where a story is told through music. The lyrics are deep and tell the narrative of Christ’s Crucifixion. Do you have any new songs you would like to… Read More Midweek Music: My Song is Love Unknown
I thought my last post would be the Midweek Music until the New Year comes around. But I couldn’t help sharing one more Christmas carol. Most of you probably heard this all over Facebook. The song Mary Did You Know? is one of my favorite Christmas carols. Mark Lowry is the co-writer of the song, and… Read More Did you hear this Christmas Carol?
Merry Christmas week! I should have done a “12 Days of Carols” on the blog with my favorite Christmas carols, but maybe Lord willing next year. I wanted to share this touching Christmas guitar melody. It was composed by an Italian. The melody starts slow and then has a dynamic crescendo. I would love to… Read More Midweek Music: The Shepherd on guitar