Facing Hurricane Delta, Trusting Jesus

8am The Blue Dot is my home. Today, for the 2nd time this year a substantial hurricane will move across the parish of our home within 40 miles or so. That's relatively close to being a direct hit but without the full impact. It's also close enough to a direct hit that until it has … Continue reading Facing Hurricane Delta, Trusting Jesus

Two Had To Die

When reading the Bible I've learned to pay attention to the "side notes," those added comments that seem as though they are only fluff, something inconsequential. Today's MyDailyBible app devotional reading is a perfect example of that and is where the title of this blog post comes from. DailyPlan : one-year-tract : 2020-09-15 #Bible https://www.mydailybible.org/dp/esv/one-year-tract/2020-09-15.htmContinue reading Two Had To Die

Damaged Goods

This morning as I prayed, telling Father God how much I desired to have communion with Him in my time of Bible study a thought came to mind, "damaged goods." Damaged Goods nounEnglish Language Learners Definition of damaged goods: products that are broken, cracked, scratched, etc.informal : a person who is considered to be no … Continue reading Damaged Goods

Carrying His Water

As you can see from the date of this cartoon (1943), this demeaning saying has been around for sometime. In the sports world it refers to the lowly "water boy" who is a servant to the team. Freedictonary.com gives this definition, Carry (Someone's) WaterTo be subservient to and uncritical of someone; to do someone's bidding.The … Continue reading Carrying His Water

The Vineyard Parables, Will We Ever Learn

Jesus spoke many times in parables to draw a word picture of the condition of Israel's heart and to reveal the heart of Father God. A recurring theme was that of gardener either sowing seeds, pruning his grapevines or of the landowner overseeing His crops quality. In Matthew 20:1-16, Jesus describes the landowner who pays … Continue reading The Vineyard Parables, Will We Ever Learn

15th of Av, Rapture Day???

There is a Jewish holiday that isn't mentioned much. To say that is really an understatement because it isn't even acknowledged on my phones Hebrew calendar app, This Jewish holiday, Tu B'Av (15th of Av) falls on our calendar from sunset Tuesday to sunset Wednesday Aug. 4th-5th 2020 as you can see by the picture … Continue reading 15th of Av, Rapture Day???

Preparing For Famine In Times of Abundance

https://www.bible.ca/d-bible-archeology-maps-timeline-chronology-Joseph-types-Christ-Shadows-Antitypes-similarities-comparisons-2166-1876BC.htm This mornings Bible study has been a journey of sorts, let me tell you about it. When I woke up this morning I believe God put a thought in my mind, an unusual thought. It was about a scripture in the Book of Ezekiel. I haven't read or thought about that book in quite … Continue reading Preparing For Famine In Times of Abundance

Death By Committee or Lingchi, “A Thousand Cuts”

Today is the 9th of Av on the Hebrew calendar. On this day BOTH temples in Jerusalem were destroyed yet hundreds of years apart. Today ends 3 weeks of mourning for Jewish orthodox believers because on the 17th of Tammuz the walls of Jerusalem were breached by the enemy of Israel. The Hebrew calendar to … Continue reading Death By Committee or Lingchi, “A Thousand Cuts”

Louisiana, The State I’m In

I try not to get overly prideful in our government because even though it's possibly the best on earth, I know it's flaws. I am often thankful and in recent months all the more so to live in the state of Louisiana. The racial protests across our state have taken place but the riots and … Continue reading Louisiana, The State I’m In

A Root Of Bitterness Defiles Many

Hebrews 12:14-15 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: 15 looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled; As I study and learn more and more of what the … Continue reading A Root Of Bitterness Defiles Many

Trump Plans To Divide Israel, Is America’s Divisions Related?

On a cold and crisp morning last fall on November 16th 2019 I was shocked by what I saw in my backyard. Once the sight of our split in two fig tree had registered in my mind my thoughts went to scripture. I realized that this sight could be taken as an ominous sign of … Continue reading Trump Plans To Divide Israel, Is America’s Divisions Related?