An Original Work / August 13, 2021 “Pointless! Pointless!” the argument says From those from Jesus their lives they’ve fled. They see no hope in their battle ‘gainst sin, Because Christ Jesus they’ve not let in. They’ve not surrendered their all to him, But they’re still controlling everything. They want their vict’ry, but they won’t … Continue reading Pointless! Pointless!
Caught in Sin Galatians 6:1 ESV “Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted." Who is this referring to? It is speaking of our fellow believers in Jesus Christ. If any one of our … Continue reading Lifting our Burdens
Psalm 143:1-4 NASB Hear my prayer, O Lord, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness! And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous. For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He … Continue reading When Darkness Hides
“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who … Continue reading Victory is Attainable
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
“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!
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
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
Things Above Colossians 3:1-4 NASB Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ … Continue reading What are You Set On?
I Married My Dad Chapter Fifteen My Jonah Story November 17, 2017 The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 119:105-112 ESV. Back in the early 1980s, when my children were still quite young, and I was a young mother of four, I had a situation in a church with the leadership misjudging me, and … Continue reading Chap 15: My Jonah Story