Eleven and Change

An evening walk the day after Christmas to check on our pregnant Ophelia netted a big surprise!  While we were eating dinner she birthed 11 little piglets!


Although obviously pregnant we had not realized how imminent the delivery so it was a lovely surprise!  As I watched mom and her babies God began Continue reading

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A Grandmothers Legacy – TURN THOU ME

 

IMG_0640        I have a special guest writer today – my great grandmother, Anna Reinhart. Anna was a Bible teacher who traveled through the south until she was killed in a car accident in 1939. Although I never met her in person, her legacy lives on in me.

I am fortunate to have Anna’s Bible

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and a very few of her teachings typed out on fragile paper. But the real blessing is that Anna lives on in me. As I share her teaching with you I pray it honors her and testifies to the ongoing, unchanging love of the Father for His people.

 

TURN THOU ME

ALWAYS, we see Israel “Looking at things from the “NATURAL Viewpoint”, but God has given them “HIS VIEWPOINT”.

But Israel looked at VISIBLE RESOURCES  and at their own “SEEMING LACK” of Resources – so they always made alliances with the Gentile Nations – when God had CALLED them to be a SEPARATED PEOPLE DEPENDENT upon Him for EVERYTHING.  Continue reading

Feeling Hammered?

hammer and anvilIsaiah 41:7 So the craftsman encouraged the goldsmith, he who smooths with the hammer inspired him who strikes with the anvil, saying,”It is ready for the soldering,” then he fastened it with pegs that it might not totter.

It takes the heavy hammer of the blacksmith along with the gentle taps of the goldsmith in order to create a masterpiece. And it doesn’t happen overnight! God is at work in you, beloved, creating a work of art like no other.

Whether you are being hammered with the pain of something big Continue reading