Being called to dinner would break into my Bible world, and I would have to emerge into the dinginess of my real life.
“So I opened my mouth,and he gave me the scroll to eat.” Ezekiel 3:2 As soon as I saw my father I held up my Bible with sparkling eyes. “It’s mine,” I told him, still astonished. “That’s wonderful, JoJo,” he said, smiling. “I’m going to read it.” I surprised myself. I hadn’t really made aContinue reading ““So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat.””
“The word of the Lord came to me” Ezekiel 21:1 In one particular church, The Huguenot Memorial Church of Pelham, New York, I somehow – quite by accident, and unbeknownst to me – managed to attend the Sunday school class consistently for a full year. I discovered this on a confusing morning when all theContinue reading ““The word of the Lord came to me””
I delight in your commands because I love them.I reach out for your commands, which I love,that I may meditate on your decrees. Psalm 119:45-48 A singer’s bread and butter are the church jobs. My dad sang at temple on Friday nights and Saturday mornings, and he sang at church on Sunday mornings. We wereContinue reading “Loving God, Loving God’s words”
Tel Megiddo, Israel today