Give me a word, Lord: THANKFUL I’M A BUMMER

John 10:14 (NLT) “I am the good shepherd; I know my own sheep, and they know me,” Isaiah 40:11 He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms,holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. Luke 12:32 (NLT) So don’tContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: THANKFUL I’M A BUMMER”

Give me a word, Lord: DON’T BLAME THE DONKEY

Numbers 22:28-35 Then the Lord gave the donkey the ability to speak. “What have I done to you that deserves your beating me three times?” it asked Balaam. “You have made me look like a fool!” Balaam shouted. “If I had a sword with me, I would kill you!” “But I am the same donkey you haveContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: DON’T BLAME THE DONKEY”

Give me a word, Lord: CHANGING WITH THE SEASONS

Ephesians 4:31-32 (NLT) Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.  Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Isaiah 43:18-19 (NLT) But forget all that— it is nothing compared to what I am going toContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: CHANGING WITH THE SEASONS”

Give me a word, Lord: LEGALISM vs GRACE

Galations 2:16-21 (NLT) Yet we know that a person is made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ, not by obeying the law. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made right with God because of our faith in Christ, not because we have obeyed the law. For noContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: LEGALISM vs GRACE”

Give me a word, Lord: DROPPED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

2 Samuel 4:4 Jonathan son of Saul had a son who was lame in both feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel. His nurse picked him up and fled, but as she hurried to leave, he fell and became disabled. His name was Mephibosheth. 2 SamuelContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: DROPPED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN”

Give me a word, Lord: FAITH AND HOPE

Hebrews 11:1-3 Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. For our ancestors won God’s approval by it. By faith we understand that the universe was created by God’s command, so that what is seen has been made from things that are not visible. Romans 8:24-25 Now in this hope we wereContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: FAITH AND HOPE”

Give me a word, Lord: ARMED

Ephesians 6:10-18 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil inContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: ARMED”

Give me a word, Lord: CHURCH AND COMMUNITY

Hebrews 10:24-25 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. I Coronthians 12:18-20 But in fact God has placed the parts inContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: CHURCH AND COMMUNITY”