May 3: “Parents, God, and Your Safety”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 10 Psalms 46-47 Song of Solomon 8 Hebrews 8 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble.” Psalm 46:1 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Most people are familiar with the Ten Commandments. Yet, […]

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January 19: “When God Protects Us From Bad Things”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 20 Matthew 19 Nehemiah 9 Acts 19 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Then God said to him in the dream, ‘Yes, I know that you did this with a clear conscience. I have also kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I have not let you touch […]

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Our Trip to Israel: The Safety of Israel

When I was thinking about coming to Israel, it honestly caused a little bit of anxiety. I would typically laugh it off, but deep down I wondered how easily something bad could happen. Kim and I even wrote our will before leaving on this trip. The major cause for concern was that I had heard […]

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On wings and spiritual things

TODAY’S BIBLE READING:Numbers 26:52-28:15Luke 3:1-22Psalm 61:1-8Proverbs 11:16-17BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:“I will dwell in your tent forever and take refuge under the shelter of your wings.” (Psalm 61:4 – CSB)REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):King David was belittled when he was young. When the prophet Samuel showed up to anoint the next king of Israel, David’s own father […]

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Singin’ in the rain!

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Numbers 24:1-25:18 Luke 2:1-35 Psalm 59:1-17 Proverbs 11:14 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY: Psalm 59:16 “But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress. REFLECTIONS ON […]

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Is being a Jesus-follower safe?

I don’t know where it originated … but it’s wrong. Horribly wrong. You’ve heard it, too, I suspect. The notion that the safest place you can be is in the center of God’s will. Following Jesus is NOT a safe thing. Not even close. Over and over in Scripture, we are shown through illustration and […]

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