Tag Archives: Obedience

Brian’s Scribbled Note

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. There’s a note scribbled in my Bible next to today’s verse. It was written by my friend Brian over twenty years ago. The note reads, “My friend, man

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Sweet Cream Frosting

A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. Proverbs 11:18 (NIV) Lunch time at our local high school is usually uneventful. After students down their lunches, they file into the hallway for thirty minutes of free time. On warmer days, students can be found outside on the lawn, but on a particularly

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Tax Payer Blues

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Romans 13:1 (NIV) My wife’s grandmother used to repeat the familiar saying that nothing is certain except death and taxes. Amazingly, she died on April 15, the due date for federal taxes

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By our Love

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:35 (NIV) I was about to board a plane when I spotted them. You couldn’t help but notice them by the way they were dressed and the pattern of their conversations with those around them. I seem to run into them frequently in my

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