Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place…” Eph 6:14 NIV I ❤️NY. I always imagined living there. So, when I was invited to move there for work I was gushing with a big YES.  It...
Tuesdays in 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Tuesdays in 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Introduction Have you ever felt inadequate to finish the race? You started out strong, but the competition is fierce, and you feel like you don’t have what it takes to finish. You’ve gone farther than most and maybe this is good enough for you. Paul tells Timothy,...
Tuesdays in 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Tuesdays in II Timothy Chapter 1:11-19

Introduction Have you ever had a friend remind you of who you and urge you on towards your destiny with the very words you have used to encourage others? This Tuesday with Timothy, Paul does just that. He uses very familiar and trustworthy sayings to remind Timothy...

Who is Your Shepherd?

  “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want..” Psalm 23:1 KJV    The first time I read this, I was so confused. “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Why would I not want The LORD to be my shepherd? It wasn’t until many...

Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.” Romans 7:18 NIV How in the world does this verse relate to marriage? Couldn’t I have picked the more lovely wedding verses from I...