Has Anybody Seen the Lemon Squeezer? It’s Not in the Drawer

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Has-Anybody-Seen-the-Lemon-Squeezer–Its-Not-in-the-Drawer-e1avtfe Romans 9:1-29 – Week Twelve Last week, we discussed several things.  One was trusting God in His silence and the other focus was experiencing an easy life vs. a purposeful life.  If a person desires to have an easy life, then they most likely do not have a relationship with God. Continue reading “Has Anybody Seen the Lemon Squeezer? It’s Not in the Drawer”

Helloooooo? Are You There? Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Helloooooooo—Are-You-There-e1am20i Romans 8 part 3 Last week, we covered the last half of Romans 8 as a whole.  Our Scripture included the familiar Romans 8:28 – “All things work together for good for those who love God and who are called according to His purpose.”  We discussed theContinue reading

Rerouting to the “Buts”

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Rerouting-to-the-Buts-e1aaili Romans 8:18-39 – Week Ten I was driving home from having dinner with my sister and a friend a little more than a week ago.  Normally I would have left the restaurant, hit I-75, and headed straight to my home.  As I was leaving the restaurant, blinking blue and red lightsContinue reading “Rerouting to the “Buts””

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, Cuckoo!

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Tick-Tock–Tick-Tock–Cuckoo-e19ttmd If you joined us last week, you hopefully remember that we discussed the significance of the law in our lives.  We talked about how the law serves as boundary lines for us.  In his letter to the Romans, Paul gives credit to the law for uncovering his existing sin.  His humblenessContinue reading “Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, Cuckoo!”

Coloring Outside the Lines

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/e19qmej Romans 7 – Week 8 Imagine if I were to give you a blank piece of paper and a few crayons and ask you to draw something.  You could draw anything you want but I tell you that I have a certain object in mind that I would like for youContinue reading “Coloring Outside the Lines”

Don’t Tempt Me!

Romans 6 – Week 8 Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Dont-Tempt-Me-e199v1v Many of us were saddened by the death of General Colin Powell this week.  The 84-year-old was the first African American Secretary of State, served as the national security advisor as well as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  I believe it was duringContinue reading “Don’t Tempt Me!”

Did You Know That We’ve Been Living in a Pandemic? It’s True!

Romans 5:12-21 –  Week 7 On January 19, 2020 all of our lives took a turn because of one unidentified 35 year old man who returned to his home near Seattle, Washington.  He had recently travelled to Wuhan, China and within days after returning to the U.S.  he went to an urgent care clinic complainingContinue reading “Did You Know That We’ve Been Living in a Pandemic? It’s True!”

But Wait, There’s More! If You Act Now…

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/But-Wait–Theres-More–If-You-Act-Now-e18kion Romans 5:1-11 – Week Six It’s hard to imagine a world without Amazon and other ways of shopping online.  Our children and grandchildren can’t comprehend a time when a person couldn’t just find and buy whatever they wanted with a few clicks. Before we had access to online shopping, we hadContinue reading “But Wait, There’s More! If You Act Now…”

Shoelaces

Romans 4 – Week 5 Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Shoelaces-e1893bh When my oldest daughter was about three years old, I bought her a pair of Minnie Mouse tennis shoes.  She loved those shoes! Since those were her favorite and she always wanted to wear them, I thought it would be the perfect ones to teach herContinue reading “Shoelaces”

Santa, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy….But God!

Week Four – Romans 3:21-31 If someone says to you, “I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news, which do you want to hear first?”  What’s your choice?  I always want the bad news first perhaps subconsciously I need to know that the conversation is going to end on a positive note.  I wouldContinue reading “Santa, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy….But God!”