MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS

The faith journeys of Colton and Marshall.

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6:34

Deuteronomy 31&32

That song was a beautiful summary of how and why we should follow God. It had examples of His Greatness and examples of His wrath. It was the right length to share important information for the generations to come and see what was told and foretold.I pray for the courage and the strength and theContinue reading “Deuteronomy 31&32”

deuteronomy 23

23:1 “No one whose testicles are crushed or whose male organ is cut off shall enter the assembly of the Lord.” just the thought… ouch! thank Jesus we can come as we are for those of us who have suffered horrible accidents or have a birth defect… 5 “But the Lord your God would not listen toContinue reading “deuteronomy 23”

Deuteronomy 22

Ok, not sure where to start with this chapter… so many interesting rules amd laws to live by back then… like pastor Todd mentioned, they may seem weird and strange but were actually instilled to keep order and made lots of sense compared to the much earlier laws or lack thereof. In the last chapterContinue reading “Deuteronomy 22”

deuteronomy 21

When I was reading the first part of this chapter I was reminded of a term of being “guilty by association” when rather it was the same.. but a little bit different because if a body was found somewhere a whole community worked together to try to find out who or what community or cityContinue reading “deuteronomy 21”

100% Pure

I wish I could be perfect. I wish 100% of me was pure, that I wouldn’t struggle with doubts in my faith, loneliness in my heart, discontentment with my life or lust in my mind; I am not perfect. I need the Lord’s strength daily and constantly. But even when it comes to connecting withContinue reading “100% Pure”

Deuteronomy 14…

Reading this chapter reminded me of how I lived my own life until about the age of 10..especially when I was attending the orthodox Hebrew school. we had to be mindful of what we brought for lunch and yes we were not allowed to eat meat with milk.. the school itself had two separate kitchens,Continue reading “Deuteronomy 14…”

Deuteronomy 11

“See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse:” If I had to choose between the blessing and the curse – I would choose the blessing by being obedient and by teaching my children and see that they teach their children by reminding the generation I am in and the future oneContinue reading “Deuteronomy 11”

Deuteronomy seven

I absolutely love how different people get different things but just as the pastor said there are many lessons in every chapter from this chapter i got a reassurance that God chooses me, He chose me before I chose Him. He will move obstructions from my life. He will clear paths for me.. move mountainsContinue reading “Deuteronomy seven”

ABOUT US

Colton Balske and Marshall Tessler are two brothers in Christ living in Winnipeg, Canada. After meeting in their local church they both found similar passions in art, writing, their families and most of all Christ. This blog shares their personal journeys through life and scriptural reflections.


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