David Allies With Gath

When David, his army and family, were fleeing from King Saul he did an unusual strategic move. He became allies with the Philistines’ town of Gath. The king of Gath liked this idea greatly because he saw how David always won battles. The irony of […]

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David Spares King Saul’s Life

The future king of Israel, David, when he was in the wilderness with his army of men could have killed Saul, the first King of Israel, in a vulnerable moment. King Saul had fallen into disobedience against God. But David respected him as the anointed […]

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Jesus~The Gate And Good Shepherd

Some of my favorite words from Jesus~ I have come that you might have life and have it more abundantly. John 10:6-10 6 Jesus used this illustration, but they did not understand the things which He spoke to them. 7Then Jesus said to them again, […]

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The Beginning of A Great King

King David was on the run from King Saul.  He would be the next king of Israel. In these verses he did two humble things. He made an army from misfits and he made sure his parents were safe and taken care of. 1 Samuel 22:1-4 […]

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The Success of David

After David killed Goliath he worked with King Saul and became a great success. Saul made him a commander over many men. Saul knew God was with David. Hard work made David a success.  One of the ironic results of Davids success was the king […]

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Ingredients1¼ cups whole wheat pastry flour¼ cup unsweetened cocoa1¼ tsp baking powder¾ tsp baking soda½ tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon1 whole banana, mashed½ cup raw sugar½ cup unsweetened applesauce¼ cup non-dairy milk1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup shredded zucchini½ cup raw sugar (optional) InstructionsPreheat oven to 350F. […]

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Ranch Dressing

Yields 1 1/2 cups 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream1/2 teaspoon dried chives1/2 teaspoon dried parsley1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon onion powder1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground black pepperDirections In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, chives, parsley, dill, […]

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Lime Cilantro Chickpea Salad

Yield: 1-2 servings. Ingredients: One 15-oz can chickpeas (2 cups cooked), drained and rinsed2 cups spinach1/4 cup sweet onion, chopped finelyJuice from 1.5 limes3/4 cup fresh Cilantro1/2 tsp sugar (or to taste)2 tsp Dijon mustard1 garlic clove1 tsp extra virgin olive oil1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 […]

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7UP Biscuits

These are soooooooo not healthy but they are simple to make and interesting. 2 cups Bisquick1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup 7-up1/4 cup melted butter Preheat oven to 450.Cut sour cream into biscuit mix, add 7-Up. Makes a very soft dough.Sprinkle additional biscuit mix on board […]

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Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Makes 1 cup Hands-on time: 6 minutes1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1-1/2 tablespoons honey (warmed)1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard1-1/2 – 2 teaspoons garlic powder3/4 cup olive oilBlend all ingredients. If you happen to have a Good Season’s decanter available in grocery stores, add balsamic vinegar to the ‘V’ […]

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