Once again, the Lord has blessed us with another year. Yes, more opportunities to be thankful, productive and helpful. It’s precious indeed to be gifted with more time to live for the glory of God. We have so much to be grateful for as we continue our lives. High and jubilant praises to the Lord, Most High. Some folks have relocated. Others have given birth to new lives. Yes, adorable babies have entered families. Job changes have happened for select people. Adventures of all sorts are on the horizon. Expectations are ripe. The joy of the Lord is our strength. “. . . for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” – Nehemiah 8:10- KJV. Truly, his grace is sufficient for us. “. . . My grace is sufficient for thee: . . .” – 2 Corinthians 12:9 – KJV. This time of year lots of folks make resolutions about weight loss, exercise plans, eating healthier, ceasing to procrastinate, etc. One great purpose of pursuing is to keep GodContinue reading »

The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. Exodus 13:14 (NIV) Pharaoh, when faced with the worst of the plagues, the killing of the firstborn, had finally agreed to let the Hebrews go into the wilderness to worship God. At least that is what he was told they wanted to do. We know, as did they, they were never intending to return to slavery in Egypt. But before they had barely begun to march, Pharaoh found out the Israelites were not planning on returning and sent his full army with their horses and chariots to overtake the Israelites and return them to slavery. For His glory, God told the Children of Israel to camp on the shores of the Red Sea so as to cause Pharaoh to think they were trapped and easy prey. The Lord, to the glory of His great name, commanded Moses to stretch out his staff over the water and proceed through the sea on the path of dry ground provided by God. MosesContinue reading »