Author Archives: Shirlee Abbott

God’s Outstretched Hand

  Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.     God’s protective hand stands between his nation and disaster. What happens to that protective hand when the people decided that they don’t want him to be … Continue reading

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Simply Changed

Prayer changes things. Prayer changes the storm. Prayer changes me.

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Did Prayer Work?

Over the weekend, my Facebook news feed was filled with prayers. So what do you think? Did the prayers deflate Irma’s power?   James 5:16 (NLT) The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

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What’s God Thinking?

  Floods, wind, fire. Is God judging America? What do you think?     Absolutely! We have it coming He wants the people to turn to him—this will do it It our opportunity to show how good we are This … Continue reading

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Shelter of Biblical Proportion

As I drove to work, I listened to the top-of-the-hour news: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose, wildfires in the west, the earthquake . . . and the North Korean nuclear threat. “Disasters of Biblical proportions, ” the radio voice announced. … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit Studying

You might retire from your job. Never retire from Bible study. Psalm 1:2-3 (ERV) They love the Lord’s teachings     and think about them day and night. So they grow strong,     like a tree planted by a stream— a tree that produces … Continue reading

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Simply Study

It doesn’t have to be the whole Bible. It doesn’t have to be a whole book. It doesn’t have to be a whole chapter. It can simply be one verse.

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Good Reason for Study

“The Bible will keep you from sin,   or sin will keep you from the Bible.” Dwight L. Moody, 1837-1899 (this guy was so good at Bible study, the school he stated has been teaching the Bible for 130 years) … Continue reading

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Fix ‘Em

Can you tell the plot of every episode of your favorite TV show, but not the story behind Exodus? Do you know the words to dozens of songs, but no Psalms? Do you know the government regulations for your job, … Continue reading

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Your Best Labor

    How do you feel about Bible study?   Love it! I’m good in a group; solo, not so much I hate anything that involves study God calls us to work hard at Bible study: 2 Timothy 2:15 (ESV) … Continue reading

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