Tag Archives: scripture

Trust the Engineer: Trusting God

Daily Truth:  In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid.  What can man do to me?   Psalm 56:11 “When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.”  Corrie Ten Boom This remarkable woman spent the first 50 years of her life
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Harvest More than Corn and Wheat: The Next Generation

Daily Truth:  “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.”  Matthew 9:37 This is the season of harvest.  My farming friend from North Dakota told me, “We need a freeze to get things rolling.”  I thought how interesting.  Growth must be halted before the harvest is truly ready. How introspective the child is in the photo.  He is intently looking at the corn
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Labor Day: The Fruits of Our Labor

Daily Truth:  “You shall eat the fruit(s) of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.” Psalm 128:2   We planted two apple trees in our backyard when our children were young.  The Red Delicious apple tree did not do very well but the Golden Delicious apple tree has provided fruit for twenty years.  Our children are now in their
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From Fear to Faith: “Fear Not” Scriptures

Daily Truth: “Fear not, for I am with thee”.  Isaiah 41:10   One of my family’s favorite “fear not” passage is Psalm 56. Last Wednesday night, our Pastor shared a portion of this chapter with us in church.  My hubs and I reminded our oldest about this “fear not” passage that night at home. Thursday was the big test of faith vs. fear for
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Fear Not: Turning Fear into Faith

Daily Truth: “Fear not, for I am with you.”  Isaiah 41:10 Fear can be a paralyzing emotion.  Different things or events cause people fear to fear different things. My boys fear storms at night. So, the lights stay on. My middle daughter feared sleeping in her room at night because the dark blue walls made her think monsters were in the room.  (Her walls
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Make This Year’s School Shoes Last a Lifetime

Daily Truth: Shoes “and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace” Ephesians 6:15 Baby steps then toddler steps and before you know it your child is grown.  Each stage of growth means new shoes. New shoes are almost always part of the items purchased for a new school year.  This year while buying school supplies, clothing and shoes make it a special
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The Heavens Beckon Our Attention: God’s Glory

Daily Truth:  “The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.”  Psalm 19:1 The heavens do declare the glory of God.  And, the firmament does show His handiwork. We serve an amazing God!  The stars are so numerous that we cannot count them.  The sun is at just the right distance to provide heat and light to sustain us and not destroy
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Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death: God Comforts

Daily Truth that brings comfort: “Yeah though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil.” Psalms 23:4 This weekend my church family in Indianapolis was plummeted into the valley of the shadow of death.  A few of our families are forced to walk through this valley even deeper due to the loss of loved ones.  Words fail at a time
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Just a Boy

Daily Truth:  “There is a boy here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many?”  John 6:9                                                    Just a Boy. We have been reading through a devotional book entitled “Heroes and
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Refreshing Rain

Daily Truth: ” As the rain cometh down….so shall my Word be.”  Isaiah 55:10-11   Refreshing Rain. I am one of those odd moms that lets her kids play in the rain.  I’m not talking a downpour, just a soft rain that doesn’t seem to stop. Their imaginations seem to open up even more and the backyard is suddenly an area of endless possibilities.  Umbrellas
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