The best teachers don’t just teach the what of a subject, they teach the why.
My life is down in the dust, or as if he is saying that he is Depressed or Distressed. Down in the dust, or “sticking” to the dust. He is thinking of his earthly bondage, or his attachment to worldly things.
God loves to play Hide and Seek. He hides throughout our lives, longing for us to discover him in new ways.
TRUE HAPPINESS By Dave Reiss How happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk according to the Lord’s instruction! (Psalm 119:1) I recently heard an interview with Derwin Gray* where he said that Jesus was the happiest person to ever live. Sometimes it is hard to imagine that, because we think of Jesus as […]
I went to one of those classes where you watch the instructor paint a picture. You follow along and copy what they do. We all end up with the same picture.
YOU ARE MINE by Dave Reiss I have a flannel shirt hanging in my closet that is mine. I haven’t worn it for awhile, but it is mine. No matter what my brother or sister say, it is mine. It has been in my possession for over twenty years, so by common law it is […]
The Bible is filled with stories of God calling people out of their everyday existence and into something profound.
Known By Name By Dave Reiss Early in our marriage my wife and I had some great names picked out for our future children. One of our top names for boys was Logan, because we loved the character of Wolverine (The X-men movies has just come out). After we discovered we were going to have […]
I think Peter is telling us that God’s value placed in us is showing the price he paid. He didn’t pay with cash, nor “silver and gold”. He didn’t pay a temporary currency price for an eternal transaction.
Have you ever experienced this, you are at Barnes & Noble and you want a coffee. So you walk up to the coffee bar and order a drink, grateful that they “proudly serve Starbuck coffee.”