Battles of the Mind

My Enemies Trample Psalm 56:1-4 ESV Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God … Continue reading Battles of the Mind

When We Don’t Understand

John 14:25-26 NASB “These things I have spoken to you while abiding with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.” The Holy Spirit Jesus, prior to his arrest, trial and … Continue reading When We Don’t Understand

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

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

Where There is No Water

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

Give it A Rest

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

Are You Wounded?

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?

What are You Set On?

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?