Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4) Every Valley in life has a road in and a road out. Sometimes it’s the same road.




Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

  “Precious memories how they linger, how they ever flood my soul.” (Hymn - Precious Memories) Last Friday I went to the funeral home to visit the family and friends of a childhood neighbor who passed away.


Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

    “And he (the jailer) brought them out and said, ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’” (Acts 16:30) Have you ever needed driving directions and someone started out by telling you to go to the next intersection, and fr



Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6) When Susanne and I decided to have children, we had no idea we were getting into the pig business.


Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“Then Pilate said to the chief priests and and the crowds, ‘I find no guilt in this man.’” (Luke 23:4) This scene of Jesus standing before Pilate is filled with irony. Here is a mere man standing and giving judgment upon the Son of God.




Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” (Romans 12:10) Oh, what the world would be like if our lives were governed by attempting to outdo each other in showing respect and honor.



Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.” (Job 42:5)  Seven years ago I received a phone call from my family doctor, and he said, “Terry, I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but


Food for Thought

By TERRY IVY,

“The troubles of my heart are enlarged; bring me out of my distresses.” (Psalm 25:17) Suffering and affliction are inevitable in this life. It proves the truth of the Bible that we live in a fallen world.


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