Thankful in All Circumstances

Micah – Week Two We started studying the minor prophets in early September.  Amos said to God’s people in the Northern Kingdom, “Hear this word that the Lord has spoken against you, people of Israel, against the whole family that I brought out of the land of Egypt 2 You only have I loved soContinue reading “Thankful in All Circumstances”

Go Ahead! Tell God How You Really Feel!

Jonah – Week Two I spoke of parables last week and there is a very familiar one that’s known as The Prodigal Son.  I’ve never given much thought to the word prodigal, but it actually means “wasteful” or “extravagant spending”.  We are all familiar with the story.  There are two brothers and the youngest oneContinue reading “Go Ahead! Tell God How You Really Feel!”

I’m Warning You!

Amos 2 – Week One How many times have you heard a parent say to an unruly child, “Do that again and you’re getting a spanking” or “I’m warning you!”  Next time you do that, you’re going into timeout?” And yet, the child continues doing it over and over with no consequences.  Or my personalContinue reading “I’m Warning You!”

Raising Cain

Genesis 4:1-24 – Week Six Last week, in the 3rd chapter of Genesis, a whole lot happened.  Eve had a little chit-chat with a snake. The snake misquoted God.  Eve misquoted God.  Eve sees something that looks good, pleasant, and desirable and eats it even though she’s been told not to.  She shares with Adam. Continue reading “Raising Cain”