My BSF study group started series study while waiting for the next official start this fall. Currently contemplating my 'Obituary Identity' vs 'Naked in Front of God' Identity.

Seems like the harder I work on speaking a little more kind, the more I realize how hard it really is to control my tone of voice.

but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.
James 3:8‭-‬10 ESV
bible.com/bible/59/jas.3.8-10.

Genesis 45. Joseph easily forgave his brothers because he could clearly see that God's plan was to get him to Egypt all along. God wanted Joseph in Egypt to preserve life. Not just the life of Jacob and his son's, but to continue a path to to preserve life in you and me.

Guys, rode in on a donkey. He's in your life for the long haul and is ready to work hard and get dirty for you if you let him. He didn't ride in on a stellar horse for a quick conquer in order to move on to the next thing.

From my bible study group this morning. Why was Jacob left with a limp after wrestling with God in Genesis 32? Answer from one of our guys, 'When you wrestle with God, you never come away the same.

Thank you, God, for loving me no matter what, that constant in my life sustains me. I passed my NICET Level 3 exam last night! Exam with 112 questions over fire alarm, electrical, and building codes. I couldn't have done it without knowing God, friends, and family would love me no matter if I passed or failed. The reality is that I was anxious up to a few minutes before the start of the test, and once it started, I felt a peace about it.

Mastodon

New instance, not accepting public users until I learn the ropes of running this crazy thing. CampFollow is a camp-themed social network for friends. All posts should be rated PG, free of politics, and controversial subjects. Let's be family-friendly; clean and fun. Time to get together and roast a hot dog & have s'mores, but most importantly... share life together.