Psalm 63:1-5 NASB O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water. Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary, To see Your power and Your glory. Because Your lovingkindness is better … Continue reading Where There is No Water
I feel this post today needs to go to both of my WordPress blogs, so I am reblogging this from “Run With It” to “Walking Wounded.”
This morning, the Lord Jesus reminded me of a writing he gave me in January of this year, so I went back and read it (1). It is called “Resting in Him,” and it is written mostly from personal experience, although it is also written from the knowledge of what others have shared with me about their experiences, too.
I truly sensed that this writing went perfectly with where I read for my devotional time with God this morning, which was in Philippians, chapter one. And, then I sensed that the Lord wanted me to paraphrase Philippians, chapter one, and to make it personal to my own life, so that is what I am going to do this afternoon, for this is where I am being led of the Lord.
Based off Philippians, chapter one
To my brothers and sisters by faith in Jesus Christ,
I thank the Lord for…
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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