There is an insatiable desire for most people when it comes to crime stories. From the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby to Watergate, the Manson murders, the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, the death of JonBenet Ramsey, the O.J. Simpson trial, the case against Heidi Fleiss, the conviction of Harvey Weinstein for sexual assault and rape,Continue reading “Caught Red-Handed and Presumed Guilty”
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What Can I Get You to Drink?
John 4:7-14 NIV “When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” 8 (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) 9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?” (For Jews do notContinue reading “What Can I Get You to Drink?”
Have You Seen Enough to Believe?
John 6 John 6 is the longest chapter in the book of John. And it’s no wonder it’s so long because there are several major occurrences that are discussed in this one chapter alone. Verses 1-14 cover the story of the feeding of 5,000. Verses 16-21 tell the story of Jesus walking on water. TheContinue reading “Have You Seen Enough to Believe?”
Living on the Edge
John 5 I’ve always been fascinated by the inner workings of a clock or watch. Back in the 1980’s I wanted a Swatch watch that had a clear face so that the gears were visible. (Yes, I know that statement dates me!) I am intrigued by how the separate gears fit together to cause other gearsContinue reading “Living on the Edge”
Passionate Anger With an Exclamation Point!
John 2 – Week Two At this time of the year, around Christmas, our vision of Jesus is as a tiny baby in a little manger. There’s something so innocent and pure about a newborn. You can’t help but watch them as they sleep because there’s a calmness on their sweet faces as they sleep. Continue reading “Passionate Anger With an Exclamation Point!”
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”
I Surrender All. And By “All” I Just Mean “Some”
Hosea – Week One In our study of minor prophets, we’ve discussed Amos. A Southern boy was sent to the Northern Kingdom to tell them God was displeased with them, and judgment is coming. The message Amos was given to deliver was not an easy one. It was filled with harsh accusations and scary threats.Continue reading “I Surrender All. And By “All” I Just Mean “Some””
The Prequel to the Beginning
Genesis – Week One Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/The-Prequel-to-the-Beginning-e1fc4e3 Where were you on May 25, 1977? I can not only tell you where I was, but I can also tell you what I was wearing; at least partially. I was wearing off-white painter pants and a brown tie-dyed shirt with the Star Wars movie poster onContinue reading “The Prequel to the Beginning”