Erosion, by Chuck Swindoll I remember only two things from my high school chemistry class. First, I got rid of a wart on the back of my right hand through applications of sulfuric acid for thirty-three consecutive days. Second, I watched the slow death of a frog in an unforgettable experiment. My teacher … Continue reading Erosion – Life Lessons From the Death of a Frog
Ministry of the Twelve And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases. And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing. And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #53 – Luke Chapter 9
Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain. But some of the Pharisees said, “Why do you do what is not lawful on the Sabbath?” And Jesus answering them said, “Have you not even … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #50 – Luke Chapter 6
Finished: Mark Next stop: Luke! Gonna take this day away from posting for our Read Through the Bible series, and let some of us (*raises hand*) catch up on reading. Yeahhhhhh...so I'm admitting here that I post the Bible readings generally before actually completely reading them (though I do eventually get around to reading them, … Continue reading Taking a Break Today
Getting up, He went from there to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan; crowds gathered around Him again, and, according to His custom, He once more began to teach them. Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife. And He answered and said to them, “What … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #38 – Mark Chapter 10
Jesus said “Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” It seems that Jesus was warning about both religious and secular snares. Watch out for both the hypocrisy and pride of religion and the destructive lusts of the world. Both of these appeal to the flesh rather than the Spirit. … Continue reading Thoughts on Mark Chapter 8
Hope you all had a beautiful Easter. ❤ I decided to skip posting for our Read Through the Bible adventure for Easter, but am resuming today. See latest chapter here. In this chapter, Jesus issues some powerful warnings to us in the form of parables. Our reading schedule is a bit off in terms of … Continue reading Whew! These Past Few Weeks, You Guys!