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Daddy Can We Hug Now?

Over the last two weeks, the Gott family battled Covid-19. Thankfully, we are all better and back at work and school. When I became sick, Leah and I quickly explained to the older kids how they would need to keep their distance from me, and that I would be quarantined in our bedroom (as quarantined…

“My Shepherd”

“The Lord is my shepherd…” (Psalm 23) For David, the Lord was his provider, his soul restorer, his guide, his protector, his comforter, his source of goodness and mercy. What is He for me? What is He for you?

God Is…

Isaiah 43:18-19 “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. (ESV) What does this verse say about God? When we look back at…

Little Things

Acts 6:8-10 8 Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed great wonders and signs among the people. 9 Opposition arose, however, from members of the Synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called)—Jews of Cyrene and Alexandria as well as the provinces of Cilicia and Asia—who began to argue with Stephen. 10 But they could not stand up against…

God Never Gets Tired

Isaiah 40:28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. (NIV) In this chapter, Isaiah wanted to convey God’s message of comfort to His people by helping…

Let’s Get This Right

Can you describe a good neighbor? Do you know what one looks like? Are you being one? Can you describe a good spouse? Do you know what one looks like? Are you being one? “Do unto others as you would have them to do unto you.” Jesus really turns the tables on us, doesn’t he?…

Feelings

“Faith comes from hearing and hearing by the word of God.” So wrote the Apostle Paul in Romans 10:17. Peter wrote, “You have inexpressible and glorious joy,” which is the end result of your faith. (1Peter 1:9) The emotions and feelings come from what is believed. Therefore, Paul’s statement becomes vital. It’s not the feelings…

God Reigns Now and Forever

Isaiah 40: 22-23 It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain and spreads them like a tent to dwell in; who brings princes to nothing and makes the rulers of the earth as emptiness. (ESV) Legos are amazing!…

Is This Us?

“Blessed is the one you discipline, Lord, the one you teach from your law; You grant them relief from days of trouble, till a pit is dug for the wicked. For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.” (Psalm 94:12-14) Are we allowing the Lord to discipline and teach…