who does god want to be President?

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. (1 Timothy 2:1-2, English Standard Version). OK, Five for Friday didn’t last. That’s onContinue reading “who does god want to be President?”

the Parable of Broken Computers

26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, “Who then can be saved?” 27 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” (Mark 10:26-27 New International Version). It was about 18 months ago. I bought a new laptop. I was stillContinue reading “the Parable of Broken Computers”

David’s Enemies of God

16 Protect me, God, because I take refuge in you.2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord.    Apart from you, I have nothing good.”3 Now as for the “holy ones” in the land,    the “magnificent ones” that I was so happy about;4     let their suffering increase because        they hurried after a different god.I won’t participate in their blood offerings;    I won’t letContinue reading “David’s Enemies of God”

Sighs too Deep for Words

Today is Song Saturday. Each Saturday I bring you a poem or song lyrics from either an original poem/lyrics or perhaps from another poet/lyricist. Most weeks I have done fairly well at bringing original work. Today’s post is also original work. Earlier this week, as I was working on something else I happened on RomansContinue reading “Sighs too Deep for Words”

Prayer 101: Why Pray?

“…as you help us by means of your prayers for us. So it will be that the many prayers for us will be answered, and God will bless us; and many will raise their voices to him in thanksgiving for us.” (2 Corinthians 1:11, Good News Translation). Several weeks ago, I was asked the question,Continue reading “Prayer 101: Why Pray?”

Accepted Prayer (Psalm 6)

Psalm 6 For the music leader. On stringed instruments. According to the eighth. A psalm of David. 6 Please, Lord,    don’t punish me when you are angry;    don’t discipline me when you are furious.2 Have mercy on me, Lord,    because I’m frail.Heal me, Lord,    because my bones are shaking in terror!3 My whole body is completely terrified!        But you, Lord! How long willContinue reading “Accepted Prayer (Psalm 6)”