With all and In all

All. Everything. Every aspect. Every little part. Leaving nothing behind. Proverbs 3:5-6 are well known verses. Many can quote them. They are positive and engaging verses. We like to focus on the trust and acknowledging parts. But I think we should be focusing on the all part. Often we trust a little, or we trust [...]

Completely Yours

Valentine's Day is tomorrow. Love is in the air. Flowers and candy, time and attention, and those mushy, sentimental, love filled cards... We don't give those things to the people we hardly know. We give them to those we truly love. We give them to those who are "ours" to love and cherish. It is [...]

Another one in the fire

We all find ourselves in the fire at times. Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah found themselves in such a place. The king of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, had invaded Jerusalem and these 3 young men found themselves captive. And the commander assigned them new names. Hananiah became Shadrach, Mishael became Meshach, and Azariah became Abed-nego (Dan. 1:1-7). These [...]