Hope in God’s Word

Lovely Geranium The longer you read the Bible, the more you will like it; it will grow sweeter and sweeter; and the more you get into the spirit of it, the more you will get into the spirit of Christ. ~~ William Romaine A Classic Devotional from King David Thy word is...

It Takes God Time

Trailing Cactus Blossoms Psalms 37:5 And He shall bring it to pass. It takes God time to answer prayer. We often fail to give God a chance in this respect. It takes time for God to paint a rose. It takes time for God to grow an oak. It takes time for God to make bread...

But Not . . .

Poppies and Seed Pods 2 Corinthians 4:7-10 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not...

Psalm 56

Happy Coneflowers,  started with 2 plants and multiplying! Psalm 56 David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that...

The God That Performs

the Farmer’s pickings as he walked around Cozy Acres. Luke 1:45-46 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord. And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, “My words shall be...

He Walked With God

The garden is growing and the Farmer is picking. Genesis 5:21-24 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah: And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Enoch were three...

A Man Called Peter

I really like these cushion zinnias. Matthew 4:19 “Follow Me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you a fisher of men” This is how Simon Peter’s journey with Jesus began — he was given a vision of being something other than what he was. It is...

Speak Peace Unto His People

I have been reading Psalm 85 over and over. These verses keep speaking to my heart. Psalm 85:1-2,7-13 Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob. Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all...

Albrecht Durer’s Praying Hands

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Ecclesiastes 3:21 Below is a wonderfully touching story about Dürer’s Praying Hands that is circulated widely. It tells of Dürer doing his creation in appreciation of a brother who went to work in the mines to...

I Will Exalt My God

A Phoenix, Arizona Sunset Isaiah 25:1,4,9 O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth. 4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in...