The Stretch

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray continually." NIVRemember, before cordless phones, how those old curly phone cords could be stretched and stretched and stretched? In fact I recall when my kids were small, that the 4 foot phone cord, in the kitchen eventually stretched to...

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Their First Encounter

1 Thessalonians 2:13 - We also constantly give thanks to God for this, that when you received the word of God that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word but as what it really is, God's word, which is also at work in you believers. (NRSV)"Where has the...

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The Waiting Game

Psalm 40:1 - I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. NIVWriting is not always easy. Sometimes I just have to wait and wait and wait. The ideas don't come. There is no motivation even though I am watching and hoping and looking for both...

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God Answers Prayers

Luke 11:9-10 – So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened. (NIV)It was summer. Four of our...

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