The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. (Genesis 1:2 ESV)
Such anticipation of what would come, such excitement. After this statement, God starts to create before our very eyes. The world he created is the same one we enjoy today. We breath air he made. Every cell of blood that flows through our body, he made. He is poised here, ready to leap into action. Not content to let this formless void of a world remain. He was hovering over the face of the waters in the beginning and he’s never left. He’s still here!
At our home, we’ve been on a debt crushing vendetta. When you enter college, the government requires that you take a short course on school loan payback. The idea is to remind you that the money you’re borrowing to attend school actually comes from somewhere and has to be paid back. I knew the time was coming, but I wasn’t aware that it would impact my heart so much. Regardless, now that we are working to pay it all back as quickly as possible, our budget has a new appreciation for cheap and free items. Continue reading “Free”
1 Peter 2:13-25
Maybe you’re in a job situation where you boss doesn’t treat his employes as they should be treated, how do you handle that? How do you feel about subjecting yourself to a president that approves of killing babies before they have their chance at birth, or worse yet, what about a situation like exists in many places in our world today where the government powers that be, seek to kill Christians for the very things they believe. Peter gives some direction for us, even in our own situation that isn’t as drastic as that.
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