INSPIRE: Our Blog for Daily Living

April 12, 2019

The blog that you read today I have usually written the day before. So today's blog I wrote yesterday. As I am writing the wind is howling, the snow is swirling and old leaves left from last fall are ... [Continue Reading]

April 11, 2019

They called it "The Day the Music Died". On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near ... [Continue Reading]

April 10, 2019

Psalm 129:1 (NLT) — 1 From my earliest youth my enemies have persecuted me. Let all Israel repeat this: Sometimes to strengthen one's faith it is good to look back and see not what one has ... [Continue Reading]

April 9, 2019

I was never much of a dater in high school. When a lot of the guys were out on dates on Friday nights a few us would get together at the high school and play basketball. Basketball was more inviting ... [Continue Reading]

April 8, 2019

'First Responder' has sort of become a buzz word in the last couple of years. When I grew up we just called these people policeman, firemen, or a concerned helpful citizen.  Now a first responder is a ... [Continue Reading]

April 5, 2019

James 5:12 (NLT) — 12 But most of all, my brothers and sisters, never take an oath, by heaven or earth or anything else. Just say a simple yes or no, so that you will not sin and be ... [Continue Reading]

April 4, 2019

James 5:9 (NLT) — 9 Don’t grumble about each other, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. For look—the Judge is standing at the door! Real faith does not allow itself the luxury of being ... [Continue Reading]

April 3, 2019

James continues to roll along with his theme of Real Faith is faith in action. James 5:7–8 (NLT) — 7 Dear brothers and sisters, be patient as you wait for the Lord’s return. Consider the farmers ... [Continue Reading]

April 2, 2019

James 5:1–6 (NLT) — 1 Look here, you rich people: Weep and groan with anguish because of all the terrible troubles ahead of you. 2 Your wealth is rotting away, and your fine clothes are moth-eaten ... [Continue Reading]

April 1, 2019

As you know from the last couple of posts that I have been through the book of James. I came to the conclusion that James was  a man that didn't sit still. He was a man that put his faith in Jesus ... [Continue Reading]