Category Archives: Bible Thoughts

Observations on Prayer

Reading through the Bible book of 2 Chronicles the other day, I ran across a story from the life of King Jehoshaphat that caused me to think about prayer.  Taking place in chapter 20, the story details a pending attack … Continue reading

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Full, not Flat 2

When the motorcycle repairman pulled the roofing nail out of my deflated tire, it was good lesson of the importance of keeping the wrong things away from what is of utmost importance.  The reality is that the tire on a … Continue reading

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Full, not Flat

Last week, I was heading to a meeting on my motorcycle when I experienced something strange.  My bike, which had always been faithful, suddenly became sluggish and hard to steer.  I went half a block, then pulled over to the … Continue reading

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Going into Training

I have been reading a book by Bear Grylls  called “Survival Guide for Life”.  Bear details many different short, pithy statements that he practices as he walks through life.  I read one today that resonated with something that Ignite does … Continue reading

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When the Wind Blows

The past couple of days in Chicagoland have been pretty windy (40 – 50+ mph gusts).  As I was sitting in my upstairs office listening to the sound of the wind against our house, I was reminded of something that … Continue reading

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Seeing God’s Active Hand

I was in a series of meetings last week when a recurring theme bubbled up:  God’s active hand.  Each of my friends told me a story about how they had seen God’s hand at workin their life.  The first story … Continue reading

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Receptivity

I was reading through Luke when I saw the story about the Samaritan village who did not welcome Jesus because he was headed for Jerusalem (Luke 9).  James and John, the sons of Thunder, asked Jesus if they could call … Continue reading

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