Now I see it!

And the man jumped up, grabbed his mat, and walked out through the stunned onlookers. They were all amazed and praised God, exclaiming, “We’ve never seen anything like this before!” Mark 2:12 NLT The people were all amazed because they had seen Jesus perform a miracle. They had never seen anything like it, but now…

Ever so humble

“Stop acting so proud and haughty! Don’t speak with such arrogance! For the Lord is a God who knows what you have done; he will judge your actions. 1 Samuel 2:3 NLT When the New Year honours list was announced, I found it odd that so many of the people who had been honoured day…

Needs must

As she was praying to the Lord , Eli watched her. Seeing her lips moving but hearing no sound, he thought she had been drinking. “Must you come here drunk?” he demanded. “Throw away your wine!” “Oh no, sir!” she replied. “I haven’t been drinking wine or anything stronger. But I am very discouraged, and…

Reasonably speaking

Then Naomi said to her, “Just be patient, my daughter, until we hear what happens. The man won’t rest until he has settled things today.”Ruth 3:18 NLT In this passage, Boaz had to be careful that he was doing the right thing. He had to check with another man that it was ok to proceed,…

No waste

Ruth fell at his feet and thanked him warmly. “What have I done to deserve such kindness?” she asked. “I am only a foreigner.” “Yes, I know,” Boaz replied. “But I also know about everything you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband. I have heard how you left your father…