Beth’s Blog

The Word of God–a Sharp Sword

My favorite martial arts weapon is the sword…we have quite a collection of swords in my household–Samurai swords, bamboo swords, wooden swords, chinese double-sided swords, broadswords, and so on.  Each sword is designed to be used for a specific purpose and we have to train for…

Powerful Article in the Paper

I read the article below in the Inland Daily Bulletin in my town.  The writer, Cal Thomas, has an amazing grip on the situation and I wanted to reprint his article here for my own readers.  This about sums up my philosophy of life, so…

Forgive As You Have Been Forgiven

I have a friend who is writing a book on forgiveness; she asked me to think about a few things relating to forgiveness and write my thoughts. Below are my ponders which resulted from that request: What are the three obstacles things that prevent people…

The Glory of the Lord

Our women’s ministry is doing a group Bible study currently based on Beth Moore’s book, Breaking Free. Last week one of the day’s homework focused on God’s glory. I have really enjoyed both Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s and Beth Moore’s teachings on God’s glory. Since this…

Lay Down Your Life

Peter told Jesus the night of His capture and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane, “I will lay down my life for you.” It strikes me as ironic that Peter was volunteering to do what Jesus was literally about to do not only for him,…

Covered in Blood

Ezekiel 16 is a tragic love story of epic proportions; here is how it starts: “On the day you were born, no one cared about you. Your umbilical cord was not cut and you were never washed, rubbed with salt, and wrapped in cloth. No…

Shield of Prayer

In the movie 300, King Leonidis is approached by a badly-deformed hunchback who wants desperately to fight in the Spartan army against King Xerxes. King Leonidis is impressed indeed with his ability to wield the sword with his properly-formed and well-developed right arm, praising him…

Radio Dial

  The other day I was in the throes of getting the kids out the door for school, reminding my son to brush his teeth, asking my daughter if she had her report in her backpack, tripping over the dogs, looking everywhere for my shoes,…

Love Indeed/In Deed

The Bible is so amazing.  I have been reading from and studying the scriptures since I was a little girl and I think that there is still so much to be learned there!  It seems like every day, when I read a “familiar” passage, it has…