Mound Visits, 12/29/23

Most of us will never have a conversation with a king or a president. But the King of kings and Lord of lords wants to be with us! When we sense His knocking at the door of our hearts, the appropriate thing to say is “welcome, I am honored that you would want to be […]

Mound Visits, 12/28/23

Psalm 90 is a beautifully written chapter, the oldest of the Psalms and written by Moses. If you skim the chapter, it’s about the brevity of life and the overall condition of mankind. But, don’t miss the beginning and the end! ”Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were […]

Mound Visits, 12/27/23

Are you living in the moment or are you living in minutes? In studies, Psychiatrists have shown that we live half of each minute while thinking about some other moment in time, past or future. So, half of our life we are mentally somewhere else in time. We are not present half the time. We […]

Mound Visits, 12/26/23

“If” can be a powerful two letter word, especially when Jesus uses it. ”I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.“‭‭(John‬ ‭15‬:‭5‬) So my prayer should be, “Jesus, you are the vine and I […]

Mound Visits, 12/24/23

God wants to use us. Each one of us. He’s looking for people with a heart like Mary’s. ”“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.“‭‭(Luke‬ ‭1‬:‭38‬) ”For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes […]

Mound Visits, 12/23/23

The worst time to make a major decision is when you are anxious, frustrated or angry. The best time to make decisions is after you count your blessings. Gratitude is the best segue into decision making. ”Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests […]

Mound Visits, 12/22/23

In Paul David Tripp’s devotional, “New Morning Mercies,” he discusses what people hope for…job security, relationships, good weather, good health. If you are a human being, you hope in something every day. But what “holds” your hope? “Hope in God is a sure hope. When we hope in the Lord, we not only hope in […]

Mound Visits, 12/18/23

”He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children […]

Mound Visits, 12/16/23

”Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.“‭‭(Hebrews‬ ‭10‬:‭23‬) Life may be hurling the type of challenges your way that brings you to your knees. God is faithful to be with you even to the “very end of the age.” (Matthew 28: “There is more safety with Christ […]