A biblical response to terror

Recently a group of ISIS terrorists beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. The worldly response is to retaliate. The political response is to “wipe them off the face of the map.” The burning desire of the flesh is to seek vengeance.

But, in this video, we see the response of another Coptic Christian from Egypt. Two of his brothers were among the men who were beheaded by ISIS. In a video interview he demonstrates the biblical response…

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A Reformed Toy

The toy figure of Martin Luther, the man credited with starting the Protestant Reformation, is the fastest selling playmobil toy ever. Little Martin Luther comes complete with a writing quill and a German-language Bible. It’s a shame he doesn’t come with a supply of Papal Bulls to burn — but you could probably make those yourself.

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It appears Martin Luther is much more popular in our day than he ever was in his own. Read this or this to see what I mean.

Simple Worship

Sometimes all you need to worship God is to enjoy the good gifts from His hand and then return them to Him in praise. Something as simple as a minor sleet storm and small hill can send the heart of the believer toward God in adoration.

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“While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.” — Genesis 8:22

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“He changes times and seasons; He removes kings and sets up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding…” — Daniel 2:21

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God’s greatness was on display recently in the midst of a little winter weather… and our family enjoyed it and praised Him for it. It may not have looked like a worship service, but there was worship going on.

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