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Friday, March 31, 2023

Garden of Cliffs - “God Surprises”


Your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Cummins Falls, Blackburn Fork River - “My Heart Trusts in Him”

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.
PSALM 28:7 (NIV)

Colorado River Trailhead, Rocky Mountains - “Lost and Found”

If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off?

Estes Park, Rocky Mountains - “ Marked with a Seal”

In order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.  And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,  who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory.

Ephesians 1:12-14


Hiwassee River, Cherokee County - “Perfect Peace”


You will keep in perfect peace

    those whose minds are steadfast,

    because they trust in you.

Trust in the LORD forever,

    for the LORD, the LORD himself, 

        is the Rock eternal.

                Isaiah 26:3-4

Garden of the Gods - “Who Are You?”

John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, “I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way for the Lord.’”
JOHN 1:23 (NIV)

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Pellicer Creek Paddle Trail - “Encourage One Another”

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 

Historic Fort Matanzas - “I Stand at the Door and Knock”

 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.  Here I am!  I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.

Revelation 3:19-20 

Old Barn, Abingdon, Virginia - “Great is Your Faithfulness”

 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 

Faver Dykes Nature Trail - God is Listening

 The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

Middle Fork Holston River Abingdon, Virginia - “Do Not Be Anxious about Anything”

 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Lake Junaluska, North Carolina - “The LORD is My Strength”

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.
PSALM 28:7 (NIV)

Old Fall River Road, Rocky Mountains - “The Son Of Man Came to Seek and to Save the Lost”


Luke 19:5-9

When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.

All the people saw this and began to mutter, “He has gone to be the guest of a sinner.”

But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount.”

Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.  For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Trail Bridge Road, Rocky Mountains - “Adoption as His Children”


[God] destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will.

Moultrie Creek Fishing - Be a Servant to Others

Serve one another humbly in love.

Washington Oaks State Park - “Whoever Refreshes Others will Be Refreshed”


A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

Castillo de San Marcos - “Be Not Forgetful to Entertain Strangers”


Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023