Sorry I haven’t posted much lately here. I am crazy busy getting ready for Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference in a couple of weeks.
I have been keeping up with the writing on my other webpage (and Facebook Group). It’s a daily Bible study that takes you through the entire Bible in two years. I post the reading and add a commentary on a verse that stands out to me and encourage discussion, especially on the Facebook Group.
You can find a sample of it below.
It can be found at WITLBible.com and at the Facebook Group Walk In The Light Bible Study Group if you are interested in joining.
As far as my normal blog goes, I have two written that need serious editing. If work lightens up, I will try to get that editing done at lunch times over the next couple of weeks.
After Conference (Memorial Day week), look for my content here to pick up again. Thanks for your patience.
May 8, 2023
Monday – Gospels
Reading – John 20-21
“(They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.) Then the disciples went back to where they were staying.”
John 20:9-10 NIV
They were taught by Jesus Himself. They lived with Him for three years.
And they still didn’t get it.
Immediately following this scene is where Mary encounters Jesus outside the tomb.
She stuck around.
And she encountered Jesus.
Yes, it’s true that the other disciples encountered Jesus later that day and several more times before He ascended. But they had to endure a longer time of uncertainty because they didn’t wait where Jesus was last seen.
There are times of uncertainty in our lives; times when we have no idea what Jesus would want us to do.
We would do well to stay where Jesus was last seen by us.
That could be in fellowship with people we know have close relationships with God.
It always means seeking Him in the Word.
It never means wandering away from the places where we are likely to encounter Him.
In times of uncertainty, do you tend to wander closer to God or away from God?
Who are the people you know who would lead you closer to God?