The Blue Box Blog
by:
Bob Kinzel

Nuts!

Our home is blessed to be in the shadow of a giant oak tree, with more on the block. One of the resulting bonuses, which makes up for the millions of falling leaves, are the grey squirrels.


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Personalities or Policies?

With a presidential election looming, and the confirmation hearings of a Supreme Court justice just days away, much of the news is focused upon the political world.


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The Good and the Gullible

Our older son’s best friend always had wanted to be a news broadcaster. From the time we knew him in his high school days, it was his clear goal. He enrolled in a university known for its media program and began his studies.


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What God Loves To Do

As you read through the prophetic books of the Bible, you realize that they are brutally honest and relentlessly just in their assessment of Israel’s sin. Take Micah, for example, where we read. . .


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Hearing God

We’re all familiar with the idea that the God we serve can speak. After all, we who are made in His image have voices and use words. But what is it to hear the Lord? What do people mean when they say, “The Lord said to do such and such,” or “God spoke to me about this?”


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Believing God

After his graduation from Whale University, “Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very important city—a visit required three days. On the first day, Jonah started into the city. He proclaimed: “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overturned.” Jonah 3:3–4


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Kneading something?

Many years ago, in a state far away, I knew a family who received an automatic bread maker for Christmas. It was an exciting surprise, so they wasted no time putting it to work.


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CORONA-19: The mask is off.

This blog began six months ago as a daily encouragement and means of staying in touch, because lockdown already had begun. We faced a hundred unknowns, and had little to go on. We were being told that countless millions would die.


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Power in a Person

Jesus did not mince words. He made bold, unapologetic, unqualified statements:
“I am the way, the truth, and the life.”
“No one comes to the Father except through me.”
“Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.” John 14:6, 9


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Power for what?

We saw that David “strengthened himself” in God, and that meant being able to trust God on the darkest of days because He is faithful, and always at work in our lives.


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