Established

That is the word that captured my attention: Established. It means brought about, built, settled securely. It makes me think about deep roots and history and familiarity. When David was crowned king, his mighty men supported him, and the king of Tyre sent messengers to him with workmen and supplies to build David a house. […]

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I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy

“As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that […]

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Believe For It

Guess what? My boys are loving 1 Chronicles! I didn’t expect it, but they ask for extra reading, and even thank me afterward. Maybe it’s that the book is a narrative that contains kings, warriors, battles and the like?? Whatever it is, I’m glad, because we are learning so many lessons and I am enjoying […]

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Does God Behave Badly??

The conversation at the breakfast table got very lively this week. “That’s not fair!” “God was mean!” “Why would God do that?!” I took a deep breath and mentally stepped back. I hadn’t expected the children to respond this way to our Bible study, but okay, why not? Lets tackle this head on. And I […]

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When Altitude affects Attitude

My 11 year old son has been asking me for months to read 1st & 2nd Chronicles out loud. Last year, we read Joshua through 2 Kings as a family, but then I moved to the New Testament. We recently wrapped up James and Revelation, and so now seems like as good a time as […]

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