Don’t beat up your friends

Does a farmer always plow and never sow? Is he forever cultivating the soil and never planting? Does he not finally plant his seeds— black cumin, cumin, wheat, barley, and emmer wheat— each in its pro A heavy sledge is never used to thresh black cumin; rather, it is...

Do have your under armor on?

For we are not fighting against human beings but against the wicked spiritual forces in the heavenly world, the rulers, authorities, and cosmic powers of this dark age. So put on God’s armour now! Ephesians 6:12-13 The Good News Bible (GNB) There’s a lot going...

I’m not lucky I’m loved

“I have observed something else under the sun. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. And those who are educated don’t always...

A fair exchange

“We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us. As a fair exchange – I speak as to my children – open wide your hearts also.” 2 Corinthians 6:12-13 NIVUK This morning I was reflecting on the few cards I received from members of...

Move! I need to get to work

“But I will stay on at Ephesus until Pentecost, because a great door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many who oppose me.” 1 Corinthians 16:8-9 NIV There is an open door that God has provided for you to do an effective work, but there are also some...