The Sermon on the Mount; The Beatitudes When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the gentle, … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #5 – Matthew Chapter 5
Happened upon this hymn today, and thought I'd share. Behold, a Stranger at the door! He gently knocks, has knocked before, Has waited long, is waiting still: You treat no other friend so ill. O lovely attitude! He stands With melting heart and laden hands; O matchless kindness! and He shows This matchless kindness to … Continue reading Stranger at the Door
A follow-up to "You Have a Gift"
But it's no ordinary gift.
Before church the other day, I was driving through the southern and downtown parts of Colorado Springs, in areas where a lot of homeless people tend to hang out. And as I was studying faces, something hit me. You know how many elderly people begin to seem almost indistinguishable from each other? It's the same … Continue reading Faces
Are your words falling on deaf ears?
The other day, while I was out and about, I called a medical practice to set up an appointment for my twisted-up shoulder/neck/back muscle. And that's when I found out my phone service hadn't renewed. Hm. Well, okay, I know I'm pretty broke right now. And I had that overdraft not too long ago...but I thought … Continue reading Bottom Dollar