Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended. Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I … More Not Me!
Rip! Tear! Snap! What was that? Oh, it was just my heart, breaking in two! What are you facing, dear reader? For me, it was saying goodbye to my son, daughter-by-choice, and three grandchildren: ages one, three, and five. It’s breaking my heart! For eight years, my son and his family have lived close … More When your heart is breaking
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life .Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred: late, delayed, postponed, tardy, overdue. What do we do when our hope is delayed, postponed, or overdue? My last post was written with joy and anticipation because my newest grandson was on his … More When Hope Doesn’t Come
Another golden nugget from my dear friend who is enjoying the unspeakable joys of heaven! Can’t wait to meet him! It is not easy to say that God is love when everything that happens actually gives the lie to it. Everyone’s soul represents some kind of battlefield. The point for each one is whether we … More Trust in Fact – Oswald Chambers
Once again, this morning’s devotion from Oswald Chamber’s Devotional Bible was a great blessing and challenge! Dig in! It’s short, so you can read it a couple times!! 🙂 It is one thing to say “Fret not,” but a very different thing to have such a disposition that you find yourself able not to fret. … More One of God’s Great Don’ts
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?
And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.Exodus 14:21 Most believers are familiar with the Biblical account which records God’s parting of the Red Sea, even … More Wet Feet
“And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.” Genesis 6:6 Did God make a mistake when He created man? Does this verse say that God was sorry that He created man? Let’s take this to the ridiculous extreme! Is it possible that … More God’s thoughts on the State of the Union
As we work our way into the Christmas Season, I thought we’d take a look at some of those Christmas classic movies we all love. Certainly at the top of my list is It’s A Wonderful Life. Dear George Bailey truly portrays a lot of us – our problems reveal what’s truly going on in … More The Ugly Side of George Bailey
“If we trust for ourselves, we must trust for our loved ones also, especially for our children. God is more their Father than their earthly fathers are, and if they are dear to us they are far dearer to Him. We cannot, therefore, do anything better for them than to trust them in God’s care, … More Trusting His Keeping