Sword Sharpeners

The Gift of Forgiveness

Then came Peter to Him and said, “Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him?  Till seven times?”  Then Jesus saith unto him “I say not unto thee, until seven times: but until seventy times seven.”   Matthew 18:21-22 Isn’t it interesting that Peter’s question about how many times forgiveness […]

High Places

He makes my feet like the feet of a deer, and sets me on my high places. Psalm 18:33 David said that God ‘sets me upon my high places’.  How reassuring it is to know that God has created high places individually for us.  Those places serve as a refuge from trouble as well as […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

Well maybe you’re not “Mr. Big Stuff”, but the question deserves a bit of contemplation. It has been said that we are the culmination of our life experiences. And to an extent I agree that what we’ve been through, good or bad, comes to bear in shaping the uniqueness that we present to the world […]

Threshing Season

“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. But I have pleaded in prayer for you Simon that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-32 My mind quickly thumbs through the pages of my mental Bible back to […]