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”
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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!”
Make a Wish
1 Kings 3:4-15 – Week Two Many of you are probably familiar with the Make-a-Wish Foundation. “Make-A-Wish traces its inspiration to Christopher James Greicius, an energetic 7-year-old boy battling leukemia who wishes to be a police officer. In 1980, his Phoenix community came together to make his wish come true. Little did Chris know thatContinue reading “Make a Wish”
Listen to Denzel
Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Listen-to-Denzel-e1gpbo2 Genesis 3 – Week Five When you think of Adam and Eve, what is the first word that comes to mind? Perhaps it would be man, woman, garden, human, creation. It wouldn’t be long before the words sin, disobedience, fall, hiding, naked, afraid, and forbidden would be mentioned. Do you findContinue reading “Listen to Denzel”
Jesus Paid it All. All to Him I Owe.
When you think of Jesus and sacrifice, what comes to mind? Most of us immediately picture the cross, the crown of thorns, the beatings and betrayals. We don’t often think of His birth as a sacrificial act, but wasn’t it?
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”
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…”