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Only Christ

by John Schofield

February 20, 2018 “Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.” (Ps. 51:7). Snow is likened by David as a clean contrast to the depravity of the sin he asked God to forgive him for. David, a man after God’s own heart, yet in a […]

The “Super” in Super Bowl

by John Schofield

February 5, 2018 I was able watch the second half of the Super Bowl after church Sunday night. The Packers were not in the game nor were my arch nemesis – the Minnesota Vikings (I am a Packer fan in MN as I grew up in WI watching the Pack with my Dad as a kid), so […]

The Lord’s Laundromat

by John Schofield

  January 22, 2018 Psalm 147: 1 Praise ye the Lord: For it is good to sing praises unto our God; For it is pleasant; and praise is comely…16 He giveth snow like wool: He scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. 17 He casteth forth his iice like morsels: Who can stand before his cold? 18 He sendeth out his […]

Little Members Count

by John Schofield

Little Members Count January 10, 2018 2 Corinthians 12:21-23 21 “And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. 22 Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary: 23 And those members […]

Thankful Living

by John Schofield

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Thankful Living The Believer’s Bible Commentary states “Usually we think of thankfulness as something that is determined by our immediate circumstances, but … it is a grace to be cultivated.” I don’t know about you, but I find it is easier to be thankful when things are going well and going […]

God’s Procreative Purpose

by John Schofield

October 26, 2017   Genesis 2:18-25 18 And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. 19 And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam […]

What Are You Savoring?

by John Schofield

October 11, 2017 One day in chapel as a Bible college student, I heard this verse. “O taste and see that the Lord is good, blessed is the man that trusteth in him.” (Psalm 34:8) I had not heard the verse before and it immediately struck me as a precious truth. Before chapel was done, […]

Have you flipped your Bible switch to “ON” today?

by John Schofield

September 25, 2017 The first day of fall has arrived and some telltale signs of changing seasons are starting to make us realize summer is ebbing away. Even unprecedented heat the past couple of days cannot stay the inevitable change from summer to fall. Leaves are starting to change colors, geese are starting to flock […]

Storm Insurance

by John Schofield

September 12, 2017 The last week plus and for a time to come the news has been consumed with the hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Before they made landfall, I heard this joke: “Harvey and Irma ought to get married and have their honeymoon in North Korea.” Well, I thought it was funny, but in […]

Hurricane Harvey

by John Schofield

August 29, 2017 We have all watched with amazement the devastation caused by hurricane Harvey. We in the Midwest are soooo far removed from this event by geography. But with the non-stop coverage on social, network, cable, and satellite media sources, we are transported into the midst of the storm. It is almost surreal to […]