An Original Work / September 22, 2018 When we don’t understand, Trust His plan. When life doesn’t make sense, Trust His ways. When things often confuse, Trust His care. When the answers don’t come, Trust His grace. When the myst’ries are there, Say a prayer. When bewilderment nods, Overcome. When complexities scheme, Know He’s there. … Continue reading Give it A Rest
“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 NASB The Lord is having me to focus on just these two verses today, and he … Continue reading You Are the Man!
2 Timothy 1-7 ESV Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, … Continue reading Unashamed
Proverbs 22:3-5 NIV The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. Humility is the fear of the Lord; its wages are riches and honor and life. In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them. … Continue reading See Danger: Take Refuge
Last night I sat down with paper, pencil and my Bible, and I inquired of the Lord if he would be pleased to give me a song to write. I had not written any for about 2 years, for I did not have the space needed in order to do that. But, now that he … Continue reading Broken Cord
Psalm 119:9a NASB How can a young man keep his way pure? How Can We? I live in the USA (America). And, I regularly ask myself this question, “How can a young man keep his way pure?” Only, it is more like, “How can anyone keep his way pure?” Why do I ask this regularly? … Continue reading Is Purity Possible?
An Original Work / August 1, 2018 The numbers of people in this world of ours who are suffering because of spousal unfaithfulness and abuse are astounding. The sad reality of it all, though, is that these numbers are high even among those who call themselves Christians. Porn addiction, extramarital flirtations and affairs, and easy … Continue reading Love Forlorn
If someone asked you to describe yourself, what would you say? What would you say – not about your looks, not about your job, not about your activities, and not about your possessions – but about your character? Who are you deep down inside your soul, especially when no one else is looking? What do … Continue reading Revive Our Hearts
An Original Work / June 28, 2018 When miracles don’t happen Exactly when we hoped, And things go on as normal; We don’t know how to cope; When troubles, disappointments, Are foll’wing us around, And sadness starts to linger, And gladness turns to frowns; When all the world around us Is turning upside down, And … Continue reading When Miracles Don’t Happen
An Original Work / June 20, 2018 Are you wounded, Tattered and torn? You’re forgotten, Grieved and forlorn? Needing answers? Troubles in mind? Hope’s allusions Hardly to find? Truth escaping? Liars abound? Men betraying? Honor not found? Hope’s not empty. Honesty here. There’s an answer, Which is quite clear. Jesus loves you. This I do … Continue reading Are You Wounded?