genesis 5: deception

Chapters full of genealogies are hard to get excited about, aren’t they? Don't worry, I'm not going to go beyond the first three verses. These are the family records of the descendants of Adam. On the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God;  He created them male and female. When they … Continue reading genesis 5: deception

those six days

Before there was anything there He was, hovering over the darkness. Breathing holy breath while all that was not, waited to become. Waited for His command. With His words the brush of a skilled artist He began to create. Light rushed in at the sound of His voice. Then the waters obeyed and with a surge they … Continue reading those six days

believing for wonderful

Different. Wrong. Abnormal. Words that describe how I have felt most of my life. The struggle to feel right, or normal. Always, every day, in every circumstance, I felt different, somehow wrong inside. I never fit in anywhere. I didn't belong. I was just small when someone did things to me they should not have … Continue reading believing for wonderful

truth revealed

I was all set to talk about rest for the weary in Matthew 11:28-30 because it's one of my favorite passages. But I can't, because I'm stuck on the scriptures before that, when Jesus thanked His Father for hiding and revealing truth. (v.25-26) His prayer comes directly after His pronouncement of "woe" upon those cities who saw … Continue reading truth revealed