This morning, the Lord Jesus reminded me of a writing he gave me in January of this year, so I went back and read it (1). It is called “Resting in Him,” and it is written mostly from personal experience, although it is also written from the knowledge of what others have shared with me … Continue reading For the Gospel’s Progress
This morning, before I sat down to write today’s devotional blog post, I happened to see that someone had read this older post yesterday, and I was drawn to read it again. Thus, I felt led to repost it, only this time on “Run With It.” It is powerful! And, it actually is very fitting for what the Lord is going to have me write about today from Philippians, chapter 1. So, I hope you will read this, for it speaks volumes to where we are in our society today and to the problem of abuse and the need for much healing.
I Married My Dad
Resting in Him
January 17, 2018
Have you ever fallen and skinned your knee? Did it get bloody and did it sting, too? What did you do about it? You probably washed it with soapy water, and rinsed it with clear water, and then patted it dry, and then stopped the bleeding by holding a cloth on it for a minute or two. And then you probably put some type of antibiotic ointment on it and then covered it with a bandage, and then you waited for it to heal.
But, while you were waiting for it to heal, you probably were really careful to not reinjure it, and you most likely gave it extra special care, as well. But, the healing still took time, and during that time you had to keep it clean and covered, too.
Now, let me ask you another…
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It has been raining hard here for a week. It has been dark and dismal. I feel a head cold coming on, nose stopped up, and I have been struggling to stay awake throughout the day. I have had some dizziness during this time, too. Yet, we are not flooded like many people are right … Continue reading Rainy Days
Psalm 116:1-4 ESV I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish. … Continue reading My Special Place
Psalm 149:1 NASB Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, And His praise in the congregation of the godly ones. Old Song/New Song So, nearly every morning, when I wake up, the Lord Jesus has a song in my head, whether it be an old hymn, or a contemporary Christian song that … Continue reading Let Us Sing!
I don’t know how many of you are aware that I now have two blog sites, this one – Run With It – and another one – Walking Wounded. The idea for the second blog was inspired by the Lord, who was leading me to write more on the subject of my personal walk of … Continue reading My Other Site
The Lord put this hymn in my mind today to speak encouragement to my heart: Be Still, My Soul Katharina von Schlegel / Jean Sibelius Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change, He … Continue reading Be Still, My Soul