Category: God

A sweet wedding on a hot day

Over the years, Rebekah and I have attended more weddings than I could possible count or recall. Rebekah has married people in huge sanctuaries packed with 500 guests, in small church parlors with a few friends, in state parks, on porches, in clubs and lodges, and once in a back garden with just five (the…

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Are we almost there yet?

Those who had gathered together asked Jesus, “Lord, are you going to restore the kingdom to Israel now?” Jesus replied, “It isn’t for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has set by his own authority. Rather, you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will…

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On Eagle’s Wings: Once hope is let loose, there is no telling what may become possible

We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us…

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Where hope irrevocably gains the upper hand (Rose Garden Ceremony)

This is what the Sovereign Lord,    the Holy One of Israel, says:“Only in returning to me    and resting in me will you be saved.In quietness and confidence is your strength.    But you would have none of it.” So the Lord must wait for you to come to him    so he can show you his love and compassion.For the Lord is a faithful God.    Blessed are…

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