When Miracles Don’t Happen

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

Don’t Wound the Wounded

We need to not treat people like the Pharisees treated the woman caught in adultery. We need to treat people like Jesus did. He spoke the truth in love. He wasn't soft on sin. But he was loving and kind to unbelievers and to true believers in him. He was only harsh with hypocrites who … Continue reading Don’t Wound the Wounded

Quiet Waters

In Green Pastures Psalm 23:1-3 NASB The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Jesus Christ, God the Son, the second person of our … Continue reading Quiet Waters

But Not Adversity?

Job was a righteous man who loved, worshiped and served God with his life. But, one day God allowed Satan to come after Job with all kinds of trials and tribulations. He lost nearly everything. And, then God allowed Satan to inflict Job’s body with all kinds of sores. But, in all this, Job did … Continue reading But Not Adversity?

Give Me Understanding

Psalm 119:33-35 ESV Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it. We need the Lord to teach … Continue reading Give Me Understanding

For His Purposes

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading For His Purposes

Slam-Dunked Again

Have you ever felt like you were drowning? And, that every time you came up for air there was someone there just waiting to push you back under? There was always someone waiting in the wings ready and willing to slam-dunk you if you tried to survive and to thrive? Perhaps you weren’t drowning. Perhaps … Continue reading Slam-Dunked Again

Heartstrings

An Original Work / October 9, 2019 What’s pulling on your heartstrings tonight? Is it concern over a loved one who’s dying? Or o’er someone who’s sad, who is crying? Is it money that seems not to come When you direly need to have some? Is it fire destroying all that’s around? Or, is it … Continue reading Heartstrings

A Battle With Fear

Do you battle with fear? I did for a good portion of my life. Since I was abused as a child, by an angry father, I was afraid pretty much all of the time then. And, throughout my adult years, I also battled with fear, because I did not understand the sovereignty of God over … Continue reading A Battle With Fear