Author Archives: MW

About MW

'Blue Stone City' is a compilation of scriptures, prayers and songs for your daily time with God.

Adopted

Esther 2:5-7, 8b, 15, 17 “Now there was in the citadel of Susa a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, named Mordecai…who had been carried into exile…Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up…This girl, who was … Continue reading

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Brother

Genesis 43:29-30, 45:1a, 4-5 “As [Joseph] looked about and saw his brother Benjamin, his own mother’s son, he asked, ‘Is this your youngest brother, the one you told me about?’  And he said, ‘God be gracious to you, my son.’  … Continue reading

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Perfume

Song of Songs 1:12 “While the king was at his table, my perfume spread its fragrance.” John 12:2a, 3 “Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor…Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured … Continue reading

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Crossed Over

Exodus 15:19-21 “When Pharaoh’s horses, chariots and horsemen went into the sea, the Lord brought the waters of the sea back over them, but the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground.  Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took … Continue reading

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Limping

Genesis 32:24-26, 29b-31 “So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.  When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as … Continue reading

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Image

Genesis 1:27, 31a “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them…God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.” Isaiah 52:14b “…his appearance … Continue reading

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Fig Tree

Hosea 9:10, 12b “When I found Israel, it was like finding grapes in the desert; when I saw your ancestors, it was like seeing the early fruit on the fig tree.  But when they came to Baal Peor, they consecrated themselves … Continue reading

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Runaway

Genesis 16:7-9, 13 “The angel of the Lord found Hagar near a spring in the desert…And he said, ‘Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?’  ‘I’m running away from my mistress Sarai,’ she … Continue reading

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Dew

Deuteronomy 33:13b-16 “May the Lord bless his land with the precious dew from heaven above and with the deep waters that lie below; with the best the sun brings forth and the finest the moon can yield; with the choicest … Continue reading

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Peace

Psalm 139:7, 11-12, 24-25 “Where can I go from your Spirit?  Where can I flee from your presence?…If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,’ even the darkness will not be dark to … Continue reading

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