Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.
Truly God has chosen the despised things to shame the wise: the period, the dash, and a teeny, tiny hyphen.—Betsy Howard, writing in the BCS newsletter about God’s word
If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night," even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you.––Psalm 139:11 David states the obvious: The God who speaks...
Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.― William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Sonnets There is something deep within us that sobs at endings. "Why, God, does everything have to end? Why does all nature grow old? Why do spring and summer have to go...
You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter.—Psalm 74:17 He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.—Proverbs 10:5 Another secret of the universe: Sometimes...
In summer the empire of insects spreads.—Adam Zagajewski While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.—Genesis 8:22
“Come with me," Mom says.To the library. Books and summertimego together.― Lisa Schroeder, I Heart You, You Haunt Me The library in summer is the most wonderful thing because there you get books on any subject and read them each for only as long as...
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. ― John Lubbock, The Use of Life
See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 In the tenth segment I meditate. Amazing and sweeping promises are made to those who meditate on the Scriptures. This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it...
See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 In the seventh segment I talk to God about my personal needs, and I throw in personal preferences and desires. Sometimes we have not, because we asked not. I pray about relationships, bodily health, material...
See Part 1, Part 2 In the fourth segment of a DAWG, I ingest large chunks of Scripture and read entire books of the Bible in one sitting. Then I pray it back to God with thanksgiving, worship, application, or even questions. In the fifth...