New Year - Starting Over

In the Jewish mindset, each Sunset is a time to start over. The new day always started at sunset. So when we say, "This is the day the Lord has made.  I will rejoice and be glad in it "(Psalm 118:4) we need to know the day we are thanking God for actually started at sunset.   It is a time we are transitioning to a time of Shabot...
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5 Kernels of Corn

I read this and had to share.  Happy Thanksgiving! Ric The tradition in our home is to place 5 kernels of corn at everyone's place at the table and recount the story that has been passed down for generations. These 5 little kernels have played a big part in our Thanksgiving story here at StoneGable! The story goes… On Nov. 11, 1620 the Mayflow...
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Winning the Battle

  The flesh always wants to be first.  Occasionally we are like terrible-tempered Lucy in  the Peanuts comic strip. Lucy comes into the room where here little brother, Linus, is  watching TV. He says to her, "I was here first, so I get to watch what I want to watch."  Without a word, Lucy marches to the TV and flips the cha...
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Discovering Your Identity - Part 2

Discovering Your Identity - Part 2   Matthew 1:11 11 Then a voice came from heaven, "You are My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased." I am God's son, I belong to His family, and He is my Dad. Rom 8:15 For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father." Eph ...
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Discovering Your Identity - Part 1

  A Deeper Walk With Jesus: A True Identity In October 2007, Abraham Abdallah, a 32-year-old former dishwasher, pleaded guilty in a New York court to masterminding the biggest identity theft attempted so far. He was attempting to fraudulently gain over $US 80 million. He had 800 fake credit cards as well as 20,000 credit card blanks in his pos...
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