First Flowers of Spring

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“The season of singing has come.” Indeed! If you live in a warmer climate, this is probably old news. 🙂 However, at this point in late April, even those of us in areas with less forgiving weather are seeing many welcome signs of spring. Have the gardens in your area begun coming to life?

Scripture Sunday

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  Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, … Continued

Easter Monday

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Don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. For if we … Continued

Holy Week – Good Friday

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See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. Just as there were many who were appalled at him— his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any human being and his form marred beyond human likeness— so he will sprinkle many nations, and kings will shut their … Continued

Holy Week – Maundy Thursday

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          On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover?” He replied, “Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, ‘The Teacher says: My appointed time … Continued

Holy Week – Wednesday

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Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled himself … Continued

Ecclesiastes 3:1

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Winter in Yellowstone National Park – the best time of the year to visit. No crowds, and the cold temperatures magnify the beauty of the thermal features. Put it on your bucket list!

Come and See What God Has Done

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Indeed! Mix autumn in Grand Teton National Park with daybreak, and add a dash of showers moving through just as the sun is clearing the opposite horizon. The recipe for a beautiful moment!  

Come and See What God Has Done

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 If you’re a regular visitor here – or over at our Facebook page – you know this verse is the basis for what has become a long-running series. “Come and see” indeed! God has surrounded us with beauty in the natural world. One need not jet … Continued

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

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“Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! Oh that with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever! For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet … Continued

Benedictions

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“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’ This benediction is said at the end of every service at my church, as it was in the church which I attended while growing … Continued