To those who are weak but pretend to have strength. Your life is falling apart, and yet, you successfully lead others to believe it’s in order. Your heart is still ruled by a god you have exalted there; a god with no power to save or forgive sin, and who, night and day, keeps you […]Read More To The Weak and Weary Without Hope
That I awoke this morning is a miracle unto itself. You have sustained me once again. You are my glory. You are the reason for life. It’s for you that I wake and because of you that I hold my head up high. Your life is a shield about me. I will trust in you. […]Read More Praying the Psalms (Psalm 3)
Psalm 115:3 “But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.” Daniel 4:35 “All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to […]Read More A More Decisive Power is at Work
“Dear friends, if such be death – if it be but a sowing, let us have done with all faithless, hopeless, graceless sorrow … ‘Our family circle has been broken,’ say you. Yes, but only broken that it may be re-formed. You have lost a dear friend: yes, but only lost that friend that you […]Read More Death is Sowing and then Comes Glory
I walked through my yard to my favorite tree on the property. I went closer this time, and this is what I discovered. Of course, it was fascinating to see nature working in this way, but these little buggers were eating my favorite tree, destroying its beauty. All for what purpose? I hadn’t even made […]Read More What is God Doing While Life Eats at You?
No peace in the perilous times. Hardships like endless daggers. No relief. Grief adding to the grief that exists in every man from birth; the sinful human nature. No assurance. No true love. No eternal hope. This is Life without Jesus. You’ve heard it said “No Jesus, no peace.” Well it’s true. Jesus is light […]Read More Life Without Jesus Is No Life at All
We rejoice on days when the glory of the sun is revealed in all of its splendor, imparting to us its benefits. The reality is that the sun and all that it is, remains the same on stormy days too, only veiled momentarily by the clouds. How often have we as God’s children forgot that […]Read More Christ, Our Light and Glory