Paul: Persecutor or Navy SEAL – Part II

  “It is amazing that Paul, by the power of the Holy Spirit, actually catalyzed the Christian church, which has become the most powerful movement in human history.” George Weaver, Book Fun Magazine September 2015   Last time we were together, I shared that God gave me two nuggets regarding the life of Paul andContinue reading “Paul: Persecutor or Navy SEAL – Part II”

Paul: Persecutor or Navy SEAL – Part I

  “But the Lord said to Ananias, ‘Go! This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel. I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.’” Acts 9:15-16 (NIV)   Our church gives the opportunity every year to readContinue reading “Paul: Persecutor or Navy SEAL – Part I”

A Peaceful Night’s Sleep

“Samuel took his flask of oil and anointed him, with his brothers standing around watching. The Spirit of God entered David like a rush of wind, God vitally empowering him for the rest of his life…” I Samuel 16:13 (The Message)   I was reading a devotional the other day which was talking about howContinue reading “A Peaceful Night’s Sleep”

Bottle Return Blessings – Part II

  “God will lavish you with good things…” Deuteronomy 28:12 (The Message)   Last time we were together, I talked about how God used our son getting sick, a few bottles and a stranger to bless our shopping trip.  Today I want to finish talking about the rest of the blessings He provided. We walkedContinue reading “Bottle Return Blessings – Part II”

Bottle Return Blessings – Part I

  “Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track…” Proverbs 3:9-10 (The Message) Like many Americans, our family is on a tight budget.  While it’s trulyContinue reading “Bottle Return Blessings – Part I”