Tag Archives: God

Wednesday’s Word: Can Prayer Change God’s Mind?

Stories of Abraham reveal a pretty special relationship between the God and himself. In this story, God reveals to Abraham his plan to destroy a very wicked place. Abraham is afraid that innocent, or “righteous” people will be killed with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Wise: Happy Birthday, Word of God!

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:14). Thank you, Jesus, for being “the light … Continue reading

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Angels: “Jesus’ Birth is Good News!” Sonja’s Top Five Reasons Why

The Bible says that there were shepherds living out in the fields near Bethlehem, and “on the night Jesus was born, an angel of the Lord appeared to them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Wise: Remember Teflon?

Maybe trouble won’t stick to us as much if we clean out our ears! Proverbs 2:6-8 says, “For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield … Continue reading

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A Transitive Verb: It Could Change Your Life

It felt like an act of rebellion, teaching my young daughter to “borrow and carry” when doing her math. A number of years ago now, her elementary school emphasized learning to do math with “numbers, words, and pictures,” but for … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Noah Builds an Ark

Does God’s will for your life seem hard to figure out? This story will assure you that if God wants to get specific, he’ll get specific! Thanks for reading it, Amanda! This is from Genesis 6: 9-22. https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/noah-builds-an-ark-audio-clip

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Imagine. . . .Like John Lennon or JK Rowling?

John Lennon’s Imagine was very popular when I lived in Japan over twenty years ago. I’d hum along when I heard it playing in department stores –after all, it was in English. I could understand it. One day, I listened … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word : Genesis 4, The Story of Cain and Abel

So–was Cain sorry he did it? Or, like so many people today, was he sorry he got CAUGHT? What do you think? https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/genesis-4-sound-recording  

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Up in the Crow’s Nest

Sophie and Timley, the two main characters in my upcoming novel for kids, (Bon Voyage, Sophie Topfeather), run away from home and find themselves “up in a crow’s nest”–alone, scared, away from family and friends’ expectations, and on the adventure … Continue reading

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