Encountering Jesus in Sickness {{Week 2}}

Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! Today is day 11 of our “Gleaning…” study! I want to invite you to open up your study journal and Bible, if you have them nearby (If you haven’t had a chance to order your study journal, the link can be found at the end of today’s blog post). The Scriptures -…… Continue reading Encountering Jesus in Sickness {{Week 2}}

Matthew 9: The Compassion of Jesus

Read Matthew 9:9-38 A Willing Man After Jesus heals this man and handles the criticism of the Pharisees, He meets Matthew. A tax collector. A despised tax collector. The religious saw this man and those like him as someone who was dirty. “Is he really going to eat with them?” This is what sets Jesus…… Continue reading Matthew 9: The Compassion of Jesus

The Big Pig Stampede (A Tyndale Review)

In “The Big Pig Stampede,” Hartman retells the Word of God to the next generation in an inventive way. Through Gideon (or “Goat Boy” as he is often referred to), you get to journey alongside him and his crew (his family, plus his friend’s family) and get a first-hand insight into the Scriptures. To envision…… Continue reading The Big Pig Stampede (A Tyndale Review)

The Outcast: Jairus

I don’t know how often this series will occur, but I am thankful for the opportunity to resume The Outcast series… Lately, I have had moments of being reminded of Jairus’ daughter. Though thought to have died, she now lives. Within these few Bible verses, there are s-e-v-e-r-a-l people’s stories that could be told. It seems fitting to…… Continue reading The Outcast: Jairus

5.2.15 – A Plague of Sorts

This is going to be one of those “I feel horrible, so I might as well write about it” moments. You may want to skip over it, or you may choose to sit with me, read what I have written, and offer support (through encouragement, sharing Scriptures from the Bible, and/or prayer). You decide your…… Continue reading 5.2.15 – A Plague of Sorts