In English, på svenska, en français. After 8 years of constant writing, translating and publishing, the blog is celebrated with a Sabbath rest. Thank you dear readers for your faithful reading & support. Pray for the next phase of the blog. Follow the blog by clicking “follow” on the bottom right and share with your… Read More The blog celebrates 8 years. Bloggen firar 8 år. Le blog fête ses 8 ans.
The greeting phrase of the Greeks was grace and the peace of the Jews, or shalom. Paul greets the recipients of his letters, with both variants. It is probably deliberate, because the message he conveys would speak to all peoples. But it’s more ingenious than that, it would turn out. Grace and peace may seem… Read More Grace & peace. Nåd & frid
Peter and I were to record a TV program in Älmhult, the same day my dear friend celebrated her birthday. She works in central Älmhult and without knowing where she was, we passed a flower shop and after an intentional purchase of an African lily, I ran into her office to congratulate her and in… Read More The African lily. Den afrikanska liljan.
Sweden “turns the coat with the wind” when it comes to drugs, just like during World War II when we pretended to be neutral, but still allowed transports of German soldiers on Swedish railways (Wikipedia). We definitely say no! to the criminal drugs on the streets, but legalizes mind-altering medication, prescribed by doctors in white… Read More Sweden legalizes drugs. Sverige legaliserar knark.
“Our Father, who art in heaven.” We always start with the most important thing, and that is God. He is the Father. That is what is most important for our relationship with God, that He is our Father. He has made us born again, through His Holy Spirit and His Word. He is our Father… Read More Our Father, part 1. Vår Fader, del 1.
The other day my husband Peter and I read the Gospel of John together. When we read a Bible text we usually talk about it; if we have seen something special, if God has spoken to us or if we have any questions about it. This time I was reminded that we have within us… Read More Wait upon God. Inblick 2021:12. Vänta på Gud.
In English, på svenska, en français. Jesus explains God. Does this in itself mean that God is fully explicable, or comprehensible? Does that mean He has come down to our level? Yes, He has come down to our level, to meet with us. But at the same time He has taken us up to His… Read More I am. Jag är. Je suis.
If you have a plan for physical exercise, how much more should you have a plan for practicing godliness? Also, if you check off your weekly physical exercise schedule, how much more important is it to tick off your God-fearing exercise schedule? Or, of course, the essential thing is that you practice the fear of… Read More Train yourself for godliness. Öva dig i Gudsfruktan.
If you feel that you lack courage and a darkness is trying to both push you down and keep you down, then you should know that it is not from God. It’s probably an evil spirit trying to make life miserable for you. The Bible says that we should resist the evil one standing fast… Read More Do not be discouraged. Var inte modlös.
Jesus says in the Gospels ”Love your neighbor as yourself”. To be able to do this selflessly, I have to start by loving myself. Otherwise it will be difficult to love someone like myself, that is, if I despise or hate myself. But the law actually requires that I first love God out of all… Read More Love yourself. Älska dig själv.