Weekly Inspiration

March 12, 2018

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Romans 12:18 In his letter to the people of the church in Rome, Paul reminded them to live in peace with everyone. This scripture is pertinent for us today as well. In our own individual lives, we can be…

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March 5, 2018

Too long have I lived among those who hate peace. I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war. Psalm 120:6 War is defined as a state of hostility or conflict between opposing forces. We usually think of war as being between states or nations. But perhaps our biggest war is waged…

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February 26, 2018

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 The cold, blustery weather event last week showed me the importance of the winter season—nature dies to itself and assumes a posture of rest. This winter period not…

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February 19, 2018

For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you. Job 5:23 It is a cold, dreary day in North Central Texas with temperatures hovering around 30 degrees. The ground is covered in a sheet of ice with more wintry weather expected today.…

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February 12, 2018

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. John 14:27 Babysitting my three grandchildren, ages 9-12, for a week can be hectic, especially when school, sports, and other activities fill their daily routine. Making sure everyone is where they need to be on…

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February 5, 2018

As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was being swamped, and they were in great danger. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!” He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all…

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January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. John 11 25-26 A loss of a loved one can be unbearable. We miss the presence of the person…

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January 22, 2018

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 At the end of the Last Supper Discourse, Jesus reaffirms to his disciples that his peace is mightier than any trouble they might experience.…

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January 15, 2018

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.  John 14:27 The verse above is part of the Last Supper Discourse found in John 14-16. These passages detail various aspects of a…

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January 8, 2017

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9 The number two in numerology, which is the study of the significance of numbers, symbolizes the union of and peace between different entities. We are e in the year 2018, which according to numerology is 2. Could this be a year…

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