Money for a Building

July 23, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 37:1 – 38:31   Please read the passage The Tabernacle was a packable, transportable, spiritually significant meeting place. God was Designer and Architect. The detailed construction story opened in Exodus 25. Bezalel’s work in building the traveling tent—the Tent of Meeting—the Tabernacle, is detailed in Exodus 37-38. For thoughtful disciplesContinue reading “Money for a Building”

No Cheap Ticket

Friday, July 16, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 34:1–35           Preparation— Did you remember to bring stone tablets? Before you arrive in the Presence, are you even thinking of stone tablets?  “Stone tablets? No, it never occurred to me. You mean that’s my admission ticket?” one disciple replied. [When you come before Me,] “The Lord said to Moses,Continue reading “No Cheap Ticket”

As The Imperfect Disciple

July 2, 2021 Two posts for Imperfect Disciples are available for your reflection. Check them out by date. April 6, 2021 June 17, 2021 These are the first posts in an occasional series which continues throughout the year. Grace and peace to each of you. To all friends throughout the United States of America–happy JulyContinue reading “As The Imperfect Disciple”

Evil Does Not Persist

Scripture Resource Passage: Revelation 20:7-10 A very important, though admittedly challenging passage. Please let me know what you make of it. During today’s troubling hours and in times to come, evil’s foulness will continue. We, the disciples of Christ Jesus sustain faith in many ways including our certain hope: Evil shall not persist!  Evil shallContinue reading “Evil Does Not Persist”

Patient Endurance, A Disciple’s Invitation for Turbulent Times

Scripture Resource Passage: Revelation 14—of course, please read the passage before, or as you read the post. Thunderous Super-naturals, forceful images amidst dramatic scenes flow from the Book of Revelation—God’s message forecefully proclaimed. During turbulent times disciples of Jesus find revealed truths meant for all of life’s seasons. Accompanying the descriptions of universe-changing events come carefulContinue reading “Patient Endurance, A Disciple’s Invitation for Turbulent Times”

Spiritually Filled Shrewdness

            Scripture Resource Passage: 1 Peter 2:25 Election season is upon us in America. We should ask: What’s leadership to do with being a disciple of Jesus?              Truth is, just as it was in first century days, leaders continue to dance our lives. Their music is not always pleasant. Their harshness can be caustic—burning souls nearby.Continue reading “Spiritually Filled Shrewdness”