Tag Archives: Galatians

Our Precious Modern Ears

We would love to have a strong preacher like John the Baptist, wouldn’t we? When the crowds came out to be baptized by him, he said, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath! Produce … Continue reading

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The Wrong Seed For The Harvest You Desire

Be careful what seeds you are planting, watering, and ultimately – harvesting. It would be crazy for a farmer to plant corn and then expect sunflowers. Likewise, don’t expect joy, patience, and good will, if you are planting seeds of doubt, … Continue reading

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Gal. 2:16

If I tell my children something once, that should be enough… but, of course, it’s usually not. If I tell my children something three times right in a row: its probably pretty important. In one verse, Paul repeats himself THREE times: “knowing … Continue reading

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The Rich Young Ruler

If someone asked you how to get to Heaven, you’d probably say “by grace through faith in Jesus (Eph. 2:8-9),” right? So why did Jesus give the Law to the rich young ruler when he asked the same question (Mark … Continue reading

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Straining at Rowing

I took Mary kayaking this weekend. Typical of a 2-year old, she wanted to “do it myself!” Needless to say, we didn’t get very far and she ended up pretty frustrated. Truth be told, she was a hot mess and I apologize to … Continue reading

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Faith Expressing Itself Through Love (Gal. 5:6)

“The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.” – Gal. 5:6 (NIV) When the Bible says something like “the only thing that counts is.. ” I tend to take notice. “that counts” (“availeth any thing,” KJV) is … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t

We are all familiar with “The little engine that could.” A little steam engine pulls a big train over a big hill, or (depending on the version) a little engine is loaded with an abnormally large cargo and has to make it over that … Continue reading

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