Jesus Paid It All

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.  (Isaiah 53:5) I think about that a lot, that Jesus paid it all for me.  That he was crucified, that he died so that I could … Continue reading Jesus Paid It All


Walk in the Light of the Lord

  I love the book of Isaiah.  Something about the way he just gets right to it, right to the whole point, the whole reason, right to Jesus!  I love it.  For instance the passage I was studying tonight there were already hints in chapter 1 and then boom, chapter 2 gets right down to … Continue reading Walk in the Light of the Lord

Merry Christmas

It's Christmas Day, the day we celebrate our dear Savior's birth, our King's birth.  The day we pause to ponder the significance of one tiny baby boy, dressed in rags, lying in a manger, born of a virgin in a stable.  Yet, foretold by prophets, announced by angels and a whole heavenly host, visited by … Continue reading Merry Christmas

Who God Is

One day when my son was younger he asked a hard question at the time.  Mom, who is God?  I was a new believer at this point and was still sorting that out myself so I hesitated a moment to give God time to lead me to the answer.  I asked why he asked that … Continue reading Who God Is

God is good all the time and all the time God is good

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) Life is hard sometimes, full of challenges, worries, fears, doubts.  For instance the last few months we've had vehicle issues that have drained what little money reserves we had, add … Continue reading God is good all the time and all the time God is good


For several weeks our Sunday school teacher has opened with this verse as a gentle reminder that we need to thank God for our blessings not grumble about our trials.  I always whisper it along with him, smiling over every word.  It's long been a favorite go to passage of mine.  Every since I opened … Continue reading Rejoice!