The Tenderness of God

 So Israel (Jacob) set out with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 2 God spoke to Israel (Jacob) in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “Here I am.” 3 He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraidContinue reading “The Tenderness of God”

It’s that simple

12 “In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets. (Matthew 7:12) I need to remember this one daily.  I have a tendency to be naturally suspicious of people, and being cautious is wise.  But when it becomes  a means of not reachingContinue reading “It’s that simple”

As much as they could understand

I do so love the heart of God.  He is so kind and patient with us.  This can be distinctly seen in the way that Jesus interacts with people. MARK 4:30-34 New Living Translation (NLT) PARABLE OF THE MUSTARD SEED 30 Jesus said, “How can I describe the Kingdom of God? What story should I use to illustrateContinue reading “As much as they could understand”