Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Pharisees ask Jesus for Marital Advice

Some Pharisees came to him to test him. They asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?” “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’  and said, … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Prayer

This is something that I wrote some years ago, but it still applies today… Father, I thank you for all of the ways in which you have blessed me and my family.  Our blessings are so great that it is … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: November 27, 2019

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Transition from Galilee to Jerusalem

Matthew 19-20 When Jesus had finished saying these things, he left Galilee and went into the region of Judea to the other side of the Jordan. Large crowds followed him, and he healed them there.(19:1-2) With these two verses, we have a shift … Continue reading

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More Dealing with “Issues”

Matthew 18:21-35 In our discussion of 18:15-20, we have seen that Jesus taught the disciples about handling sin in the church, as we have gone through this, I was struck, as I always am, that there is one word that … Continue reading

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Dealing with “Issues”

“If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter … Continue reading

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Wandering Sheep

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is sort of like…

…a story I heard once. It seems that there was a couple who wanted to sell their house.  They had lived there for nearly 30 years, and now that the kids were grown and out, they were tired of the … Continue reading

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O Glorious Day!

A new day dawns, and as the light chases away the darkness, God’s glory is revealed to a slumbering world. The air is crisp and cool and filled with the expectation of newness and hope, yet there is a certain … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: 11/24/19

  Some thoughts about Thanksgiving Thanksgiving has been a central idea in American history and culture, even before there was an America.  Of course all Americans have learned about the first Thanksgiving back in 1621 with the Pilgrims and the … Continue reading

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