Author Archives: Marilyn

THERE’S HOPE FOR YOU!

Discovering New Testament HOPE To View or Print It has been said that “we can live 40 days without food, 8 days without water, 4 minutes without air, but only a few seconds without hope.”   What is it about hope that makes it so essential to our lives?  Surely it is not simply the capacity…Continue Reading

HOW’S YOUR “Hope Quotient?”

You are invited to join with us this summer as we discover what the New Testament has to say about “HOPE”. What is it? Where does it come from? How can I experience it?             A new 7 week series beginning June 21, 2019. Study guides will be available early in June – www.westudytogether.comContinue Reading

SHARING A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT – Intro to Lesson 4 – May 24 – 31

Would you agree that good friends often extend a word of encouragement to each other?  For example, Piglet asked his friend, Winnie-the-Pooh, “Supposing a tree fell down when we were underneath it?”  After careful thought, Pooh answered, “Supposing it didn’t.”  It was just the word of comfort that Piglet needed.  It gave Piglet the courage…Continue Reading

ARE YOU WILLING TO TAKE A RISK? – Introduction to Lesson 3 – May 17 – 24

Are you an adventurous person?  Do you look for or participate in activities that will give you a thrill and cause your adrenaline to increase?  You know – hang gliding, zip lines, cat walks, sky bridges, giant swings, bungee jumping, hot air ballooning.  Adventure is defined as “undertaking a hazardous or risky enterprise or participation in an unusual event…Continue Reading

WHEN YOU WONDER WHY – Intro to Lesson 1 – May 3 – 10

Young children love to ask “why?”  They are curious and inquisitive. They have an internal drive to understand the world in which they live.  Adolescents ask “why?”  They want to gain independence, develop their own sense of values and beliefs, and some really still want to understand what is behind the decisions that others make…Continue Reading

WHEN YOU GIVE INSTRUCTIONS

There are many ways to give people instructions, aren’t there? You can simply give an order or a command and if you have enough authority, the job might be completed. You can be vague about your desires and simply hope that the other person(s) will understand what you are really saying. You can offer rewards…Continue Reading

AN EASTER BLESSING

May the realities of the death of Jesus on the cross keep you aware of who you were – Alone, Lost, Hopeless and Condemned. May the truths of the resurrection of Jesus fill your mind and heart with gratitude – Loved, Accepted, Justified, Forgiven and Redeemed. May the joys of His ascension and the coming…Continue Reading

NEW STUDY for the month of May –

When someone invites you to help accomplish a goal by saying, “Let us . . .” or simply “Let’s”, the project immediately takes on vitality. Wouldn’t you like to discover how the writers of the letters in the New Testament encouraged and inspired their readers by using those exact words? You are invited to join…Continue Reading