A New Day with God B. Scott McCown (Oct 13, 2015) Today is a new day, A new beginning with You. Help me to deny myself, Keeping Your work in view. Today is a new day, A clean slate and white page: Help me to live this day, Displaying You from my life’s stage. … Continue reading A New Day with God
On Social media, today is Throw Back Thursday, so I thought I would go to the hard copy files (a real filing cabinet, with hanging folders) to the thick files labeled, "Miscellaneous Bulletin Articles" and pull one for the blog. What If . . . ? What if God couldn't find the time to bless … Continue reading What If?
Journey Through Mark – 10
Welcome back to our journey together. I pray that by now this walk is a part of your daily routine. I pray that as we walk together, you are growing closer and closer to our walking companion - Jesus. Today as we walk in His company, there is much to learn. Some of His teachings … Continue reading Journey Through Mark – 10
What Will They Say About You?
Today I am participating in the funeral of a dear Christian lady. She was one of the first people to greet us when we first visited the Church in Parrish. Every time I am a part of a funeral or even simply attend a funeral I have mixed emotions. As mortal beings, we do not … Continue reading What Will They Say About You?
This past week, one of my electronic devices, a wonderful piece of technology, began having what appears to be hardware issues. This computer did this once before and after a day or two of problem solving I thought it would still serve me. Two weeks ago a different computer went through a recurring issue, one that I … Continue reading Our Problems
From a Friend
Dear Friend, I just wanted to write to tell you how much I love you and care for you. Yesterday, I saw you walking and laughing with your friends. I hoped that soon you would want me to walk along with you too. So, I painted you a sunset to close your day and whispered … Continue reading From a Friend
I am Blessed
This morning I passed the building and my study and made my way to two hospitals in Birmingham. In one hospital is a young mother who is an active member our church family; she is recovering from surgery. In the other hospital is another young mother fighting multiple health issues. She is between churches at … Continue reading I am Blessed
Living in the Southern United States all of my life, I am accustomed to hearing cashiers, tellers, etc. say, "thanks, hun (sweetie, sug, or some other similar term)." More recently, I am hearing a new phrase, specifically at Chick-Fil-A and at Jacks (a Birmingham area hamburger franchise). I heard it this morning when I stopped … Continue reading Thank You
Blessed are Those who Read, Hear, and Keep God’s Word Rev 1:3; 22:7 (specific to the book of Revelation) Are you reading, hearing, and keeping God's word? Blessed are Those Who Are God’s Children Rev 20:6 – Share in first resurrection Rev 22:14 – Wash their robes Are you washed in the blood of Christ? … Continue reading Blessings
Modern Luxuries — make that needs.
"Little luxury, don't you cry,You'll be a necessity by and by."We spent last night in a house without a working Air Conditioner. For those not in the Deep South this may not seem a big deal, but a muggy, breezeless, summer night will really get to you. It was warm, but really not that bad. … Continue reading Modern Luxuries — make that needs.