What exactly is that? Sovereignty is defined as supreme power or authority. But do we really believe that God controls our steps, directs our paths? Most born-again believers could probably quote Proverbs 3:5,6. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And … More The Sovereignty of God?
Tom is my rock. He’s always there for me. I don’t realize how much I depend on him until he is compromised. The first time that happened was in 2014 when he fell 16 feet and broke his hip and crushed his heel. Today, it’s laser surgery for a detached retina. Actually, the surgery took … More When Your Rock Crumbles
Where would that be, a safe haven for husbands? Well… it should be with his wife: Proverbs 31:11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. The heart of her husband trusteth in her, And he shall have no lack of gain. (ASV) The heart … More Safe Haven for Husbands
Trust–how can I trust the nurse, when my newest little granddaughter is obviously not happy with what she is doing? Yesterday, Callie Brooke made her way into the world, and we praise the Lord that Mommy and baby are doing great! She was only a few minutes old when we met. In fact, she had … More Trust–When She’s Turning Blue?
Exodus 4:2-4 And the LORD said unto him, “What is that in thine hand?” And he said, “A rod.” And he said, “Cast it on the ground.” And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. And the LORD said unto Moses, “Put forth thine hand, … More The God of the Impossibe
Resting in the arms of Jesus – what does that mean? Trusting in our Lord…completely – how do you do that when life is so full of responsibilities and trials? Those are good questions which we may answer soundly one day and then need to wrestle down the next! My first roommate in college was … More Trust? Really?
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. Psalm 19:1-4 … More God’s Ultimate Creation – Our Ultimate Sacrifice
A week ago, we were on our way to South Carolina for the main purpose of hearing our son Nathan’s piano recital. We stopped in Virginia for a short visit with Tom’s family and then arrived at our destination on Friday afternoon. After a wonderful visit (and AWESOME recital!!!), we drove the twelve hour trip … More Can I Trust Him?
“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 You may have noticed that the countdown calendar is not on my blog page any more. That’s because I just heard from my publisher that the date of publication has been moved back to March 2013. … More Dealing with Disappointment (Part Two)
“And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together.” Gen. 22:8 This monumental event has shaped the history ofIsrael, geographically. Abraham is “tempted” by God to sacrifice his son, Isaac. A better word would be “proved,” because James tells that … More Faith of our Fathers