The Love Connection

We all know 1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV, “So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” This week let’s look at why LOVE is the greatest of these. We have seen from looking at hope and faith that love is connected, intertwined with them. It is as ifContinue reading “The Love Connection”

The Hope – Faith Connection

In 1 Corinthians 13:13, we see there is a connection between faith, hope, and love. This week we are looking at the connection between hope and faith. We are not called to have blind faith. Instead, faith is the evidence of things not seen. Let’s look at something that can’t be seen, something like air.Continue reading “The Hope – Faith Connection”

A Journey of Hope Continues

Like the saying says, “All roads lead to Rome.” Our journey this week we are stopping off in Romans. Paul has a lot to say about hope. We know that Paul’s journey ended in Rome. When you look at the disciples it was the Romans that killed them, except for John. Not that they didn’tContinue reading “A Journey of Hope Continues”

When Hope is Delayed

Many times we hope for something and it seems to take forever for it to happen. We want to give up. Our heart grows weak and we feel sick inside. We are like a little plant struggling to survive in dry and empty soil. Like the title of the song says, I Beg Your Pardon, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden… A rose bushContinue reading “When Hope is Delayed”

A Journey of Hope

It is a new year. Maybe you are hoping that this will be the year you lose weight, get a better job, you can retire …  Who are you putting your hope in Obi-Wan Kenobi, the government or Jesus? No matter who the person is, they will let you down since they can’t live upContinue reading “A Journey of Hope”

You Are My Hiding Place

(Photo by Peter Lewis at With all that is going on in this world, it can make one want to become a turtle and pull inside one’s shell to hide. War, rumors of war, sexual abuse, and natural disasters all can seem overwhelming when one focuses on just those things. It is in His WordContinue reading “You Are My Hiding Place”

Book Review – where i end

When I started reading this book I was not expecting the sudden change that took place in the first two chapters. I’m sure that Katherine was not expecting it to happen either. That is why this book is so exciting to read. You are right there with her as her life is changed in oneContinue reading “Book Review – where i end”


Look around. All you see in this world today in division. Countries are in civil war. People turning against each other of stupid stuff. It seems that to be arguing is the in thing. Even if what they say or do makes them look stupid, they do it anyways just because of they disagree withContinue reading “One”

Do You Have a Reason?

Hope is a funny four letter word. It, not matter what, always looks to the future, “I hope you feel better.” Even in the past tense, “I hoped you would come.”, hope is in a future action. In 1 Peter 1:3-5 we see; Hope looks to the future because it is living. It based onContinue reading “Do You Have a Reason?”