In the Bible the same word is used to mean “temptation” and “testing”. It seems to me that I face tests or temptation all day long as a Mom. I’m tempted to eat food I don’t need, since I’m often around the kitchen. And sometimes being with my children all day and still smiling at the end of the day is a big challenge! It’s [more]
This is a neat time of year; winter is almost over and even if Spring hasn’t quite arrived by Easter, we know it will be here soon. Spring and Easter both remind us of new life; Spring brings new life all around us and at Easter Christians remember that Jesus was raised to life and is still alive. I enjoy the signs of Spring very [more]
This fall I’m enjoying studying Genesis in my Bible study group. Here is part of chapter 2 which tells us about God creating the first humans: When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens…the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. Now the [more]
Esther is one of only two books in the Bible named after a woman! It relates the exciting account of how Esther saved the Jews from destruction during their time under Persian rule. Jews remember this wonderful deliverance annually at their feast of Purim.