Monthly Archives: February 2017

Infinite, yet Intimate

He’s got the whole world in His hands.  He’s got the whole, wide world in His hands.  He’s got the whole world in His hands – He’s got the whole world in His hands. It’s among the first songs that … Continue reading

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Tightly Closed

My friend hadn’t intended it entirely as a joke, but when I read it, I had to smile… “If you don’t open your eyes, the chances of seeing something you don’t like are dramatically diminished.” Yes, squeezing the eyes shut … Continue reading

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Cheerful Face

The guy leading worship (who also was a comedian) stopped us mid-song and said, “Does your face know that you’re saved?  Because, from up here where I’m sittin’ it doesn’t look like your face has gotten the message!” Today as … Continue reading

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Clean Carpets

It was gross – be glad I didn’t post pictures! For reasons I can’t explain, I’ve gotten on a ‘clean carpet kick.’  I bought a new vacuum cleaner and a steam shampooer.  My wife and I weren’t sure when the … Continue reading

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Joy and Rest

If I were to venture a guess, I’d imagine that for most of us life consists of a hectic schedule, frequent frustration, and a lot of chaos.  We’re constantly on the go, trying to pack one more thing in before … Continue reading

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Many

It has always perplexed me.  Describing a gathering in the home of Simon, Mark wrote: That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus ALL the sick and demon-possessed. The whole town gathered at the door, and Jesus healed MANY who had … Continue reading

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The Rescuing Hug

They were born October 17, 1996.  Kyrie and Brielle Jackson were twins born 12 weeks ahead of schedule; each weighed ~2 lbs.  According to the reports, Kyrie began to thrive shortly thereafter, but Brielle struggled. During one particularly rough day, … Continue reading

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Even There

One of the recurring themes throughout the life of Joseph was that “the Lord was with him.”  In fact, that phrase appeared about half a dozen times just in Genesis 39 alone. I am particularly curious about the circumstances during … Continue reading

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Stirring the Pot

God couldn’t have been more clear.  The words leading up to the instruction should make our ears stand up to take in what’s next.  Of this list, Matthew Henry once wrote, “These things which God hates, we must hate in … Continue reading

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Keep the Heart Soft

God has something for all of us in His Word today; keep your heart open to hear from Him.  –Dave  (To receive these free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, visit:  http://www.TheTeachableHeart.com).

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