What a Savior!

Adam and Eve were filled with shame, fear, and they went into hiding. After being tempted and going against God’s plan for them, they faced the consequences for their actions.  God asked questions to help them understand their behaviors.  Of course God knew why, when, and how, but He wanted to make sure they understood….

Mary Did You Know

Psalm 95 Come, let us bow down in worship,     let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God     and we are the people of his pasture,     the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his voice….. We loved that last part of the passage as a family and…

Impelled

The Holy Spirit had impelled him to go to the Temple that day; and so, when Mary and Joseph arrived to present the baby Jesus to the Lord in obedience to the law, Simeon was there and took the child in his arms, praising God. Luke 2:27-28 How often are we impelled by the Spirit…

Wild Salmon Burger (Ninja Style)

Ingredients 16 oz. boneless, skinless salmon, frozen for 30 minutes, cut in chunks 1 1/2 tsp. dijon mustard 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 egg, beaten 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 green onions, cut in half 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 2 tsp. olive oil Instructions Place one-fourth of the salmon, mustard & lemon…

Redemption in the hands of a baby: You are not alone

But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me, And the Lord has forgotten me.” “Can a woman forget her nursing child and have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.  See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are…

Holy Spirit Fire!

To witness the Spirit of God burning away the chafe in life and replacing it with joy and spiritual wisdom is a beauty to behold. Especially when it is my beautiful daughter. I praise God for His love and mercy. I love you Anna !  Love, Dad (T. F. Lloyd) Above was a comment from…

Spiritual Birthday

December 13 is my spiritual birthday.  The day I made a decision to accept Jesus as Savior, and be baptized to honor this most important decision.  I was 13 years old. My accepting of His love was so sweet to me.  It was a simple prayer service in a small building (not a church), with…

Did you know Jesus talked about lust? There were no shades of grey.

God’s Word.  We hold it in our hands and pour into each verse desiring to be changed, comforted, and healed.  His Word is living and active.  I have read Matthew Chapter 5 for a few days–a familiar chapter; yet, I’m drawn to a deeper understanding.  I think the more I pray and seek the Holy…

Radiance

The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.  Psalm 19:8 Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. Psalm 34:5   God’s precepts give us joy, clarity, and His radiance shines forth like…

Life “Zoe”

John 10:10 The thief does not come except to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and may have it abundantly. John 10:10 with the Greek word for “life” “I have come that they may have zoe and may have zoe abundantly.” Zoe is the Greek word for something truly…

The Man Called Jesus

Several years ago, Victoria and I sang a duet by Selah called “There is a Fountain”.  There is a few lines in this old hymn that gets me every time. The dying thief rejoiced to see That fountain in His day; And there may I, though vile as he, Wash all my sins away. The…