Author archives: wpmx

  • Ecclesiastes 5:7 7Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.                 Once upon a time there was a little girl who wished upon stars. She spent most of her days wishing and dreaming and hoping for things that would make her life a little less ordinary. The more she ... [read more]
  • Genesis 35:16-29 16Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty. 17And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, “Don’t despair, for you have another son.” 18As she breathed her... [read more]
  • Judges 18:22-31 22When they had gone some distance from Micah’s house, the men who lived near Micah were called together and overtook the Danites. 23As they shouted after them, the Danites turned and said to Micah, “What’s the matter with you that you called out your men to fight?” 24He replied, “Y... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 5:6 6Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the temple messenger, “My vow was a mistake.” Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands?  Believers can fall into a trap of making unwarranted promises. Not a few have promised, “I ... [read more]
  • Genesis 35:1-15 1Then God said to Jacob, “Go up to Bethel and settle there, and build an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau.” 2So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purif... [read more]
  • Judges 18:11-21 11Then six hundred men of the Danites, armed for battle, set out from Zorah and Eshtaol. 12On their way they set up camp near Kiriath Jearim in Judah. This is why the place west of Kiriath Jearim is called Mahaneh Dan to this day. 13From there they went on to the hill country of Eph... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 5:4 4When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow.  Have you discovered the pinnacle of your capability, your human limitation? Most New Year’s resolutions are meant for the betterment of the self. Writing down a New Year’s re... [read more]