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myTunes: Singing and Praying the Psalms

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My prayer; God, I don’t always know what to say to you. I’m so excited or thankful for what you’ve done in some situations, but other times, I’m scared or even angry. Please hear my words as I say your words back...

February 25, 2024February 22, 2024by
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The Super Bowl

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: There is plenty of darkness in the world around me. I hear it, see it, feel it, and experience it. Jesus’ words show me the way I can also cause it. Before I speak or act,...

February 11, 2024February 8, 2024by
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From the Prophets: Tears of Promise

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: Malachi 2 has words of warning to God’s priests. He wants me to help people find him, hear about him, and honor him. That is what some people in my own life have done. He has...

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From the Prophets: Tears of Renewal

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: God offers renewal when I have run from him or ignored him. Like a good father, he longs to have me back. The Bible tells of people who should have learned but didn’t. Others made better...

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From the Prophets: Tears of Hope

From the Prophets: Tears of Hope For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: My actions don’t get by God. Just as he’s seen what I need and provided it, so he notices how I use those gifts. I’ve thanked him for the good...

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From the Prophets: Tears of Sorrow

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: God notices. He sees what nations do as well as what individuals do. When those actions don’t reflect the Creator of...

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From the Prophets: Tears of Abandonment

For your personal time of study or for use in discussion with others. My thoughts: My words and actions: Over the last year, I’ve heard and read what God and Jesus said. Two or three that I remember are: ______________. I have also witnessed them doing things in my own life, as well as what...

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Jesus Is: Teacher, King

John, along with the authors of the other gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), wrote to give an understanding of who Jesus is. To Think About: To Live Out: The story of God and humanity includes God becoming part of humanity. John wrote, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us” (John 1:14). God...

November 26, 2023December 8, 2023by
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Jesus Is: Friend, Shepherd

John, along with the authors of the other gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), wrote to give an understanding of who Jesus is. To Think About: To Live Out: The story of God and humanity includes God becoming part of humanity. John wrote, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us” (John 1:14). God...

November 19, 2023November 16, 2023by
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The Book of Job: Why Do We Suffer?

Suffering is something everyone can relate to. It defies income, race, age, geography, and everything else. One book in the Bible explores suffering in a very vivid way: through conversations. To Think About: They believed that wrong living results in punishment from God. In what ways would you say they are right? How are they...

November 12, 2023November 10, 2023by
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