The Good Shepherd

This is a sermon I gave this morning on The Good Shepherd and the Holy Spirit. Listen and let me know what you think. Psalm 23 A Psalm of David. 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.… Continue Reading

Power in the Tongue

This was a sermon I gave today at my friend’s church in Corinth, VT.  Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.” 2 Tim 2:24 “The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when… Continue Reading

A Spirit of Fear

Click this link to listen to the audio. 2 Timothy 1 3 I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did,as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day, 4 greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy, 5 when I… Continue Reading

Living in God’s Presence

This was a word God gave me for Piermont Congregational Church yesterday. It will apply to you too.   Several years ago I wrote this: http://sewellstory.com/the-place-where-your-glory-dwells/ on the same passage of scripture. Comment below or share on Facebook to let me know what God is showing you. Continue Reading

Biblical Marriage Roles

I recently had this conversation online. Some minor wording has been changed to make it relevant to anyone.  Q:What are Biblical marriage roles? A: The biblical answer is mutual submission. Different but one is not the natural lord over the other. Both made in the image of God. Both valuable. If you can teach people how… Continue Reading

Why Are You Doing This To Me?

“I do think,” said Shasta, “that I must be the most unfortunate boy that ever lived in the whole world.” If you haven’t read The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis yet, you probably should. Consider this a sign to go visit your bookcase, dust off your copy and take a breather from all… Continue Reading

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

Early in the spring of 1905, my hus­band and I were so­journ­ing in El­mi­ra, New York. We con­tract­ed a deep friend­ship for a cou­ple by the name of Mr. and Mrs. Doo­lit­tle—true saints of God. Mrs. Doo­lit­tle had been bed­rid­den for nigh twen­ty years. Her hus­band was an in­cur­a­ble crip­ple who had to pro­pel him­self… Continue Reading

Peace On Earth: A Christmas Letter

Isaiah 9:6-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end. He will reign on… Continue Reading

The Squirrel’s Friends – A Fable About Coveting

A squirrel visited his friends, the Rabbits He had heard they had a pond now and wanted to see it It was shady and breezy and smelled of lilies The water was pure and clear and blue Young squirrel wanted this pond. No. He was sure he needed it. Papa Rabbit called out, “Would you… Continue Reading