Tag Archives: Sustainer

The True Vine and The Vinedresser

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Are you a gardener?  I am.  My wife and I have a raised bed flower and vegetable garden and a small orchard that we enjoy each spring, summer and fall. We have learned so much about God through the process … Continue reading

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11 – Rejoice Always

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The Apostle Paul was a prisoner under house arrest in Rome from 60-62 AD.  He had every reason to be discouraged.  But Paul’s relentless enthusiasm for the Lord would not be limited in any way by his circumstances.  Paul knew … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

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The Lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.  It was built between 280-247 BC at the Nile River Delta by the Ptolemaic Kingdom.  At over 450 feet tall the constantly burning fires at its … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

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In Biblical times the life and risks for a shepherd were well understood by almost everyone.  Shepherding was considered to be a lowly, lonely, dangerous and dirty position  … usually left to the youngest men of the family.  Among other … Continue reading

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The Son of Man

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Jesus is unique.  He is one of a kind.  He is the only one ever born as The Son of God and The Son of Man.  Jesus was miraculously conceived by the Holy Spirit, born to a virgin and announced … Continue reading

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The Son of God – How Will This Be?

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Mary was mystified by what the Angel of The Lord told her.  She had not known a man and yet she was with child! Luke 1: 34-38 (ESV) – 34 And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since … Continue reading

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“Immanuel” – God With Us

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When Jesus Christ was born to the virgin Mary, the long anticipated Messiah (Savior) had come into the world.   God, in human flesh, had come to earth to abide among mankind. Praise God!  God’s long-standing promise to send a Savior … Continue reading

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“Yeshua” – The Name Above Every Name

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Ancient Hebrew names often carried great significance.  Sometimes a name related to one’s ancestors.  Sometimes a name referred to one’s personality.  Often a name referred to specific events … perhaps those surrounding one’s birth.  Sometimes a name indicated the hope for … Continue reading

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10 – Whatever You Do … Give Thanks to God

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In our daily lives all of us will face trials and tribulations.  Some seem to move from one crisis to the next . . . failing health of parents, grave personal illness, rebellious teenagers, depression, job loss, financial burdens, divorce, … Continue reading

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9 – Christ ALWAYS Leads Us in Triumphal Procession

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For many years when I was asked if I had a favorite Bible verse I would quickly respond with Paul’s words from his letter to the Corinthian church recorded in 2 Corinthians 2:14.  I love the way that the verse … Continue reading

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