23Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24) It’s amazing the things you miss until you take a closer look. Last week we finally completed our raised gardens. It was
1When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All
23From a wise mind comes wise speech; the words of the wise are persuasive.
Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished, But he who gathers by labor will increase.
The lazy man will not plow because of winter; he will beg during harvest and have nothing.
As I was reading the Bible, I came upon the scripture above. I’ve read it several times before since the beginning of the year and may have even added it to something I have written. However, I felt the need to take a look at it again. I have found that with God, if I’m led to something multiple times, there’s always a reason…
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”
14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.
22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; 24 for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. 25 But he who
The eyes of the Lord are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.