James 1:2-4 ESV “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” Yes! Trials do come in various kinds, don’t they? Some of … Continue reading Not So Obvious Trials
I was in prayer last night, around 11 p.m., praying for certain people in my life, praying for their salvation from sin and for their surrender to Jesus as Lord. Many of these people have known the Scriptures since childhood, but they have not yet surrendered their hearts to the Lord, to let him truly … Continue reading Time is Ticking Away
Psalm 103:8-10 ESV “The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities.” God the Father sent his Son Jesus Christ to … Continue reading Merciful and Gracious
My eyes aren't doing well today. My left eye feels like it has sand in it. My husband has been putting drops in them, and I have been resting them, with no improvement. Could use your prayers. Thanks. Update 5/23/2020: Thank you all for your prayers. I am doing better today. Praise Jesus!
2 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” Do the trials of this life ever get to you? Communications break … Continue reading Soldiers of Christ Jesus
Bearing Spiritual Fruit John 15:1-2, 6 ESV “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit." “If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown … Continue reading True Disciples of Christ
1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV “I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.” I have heard people say that if the majority is of a … Continue reading Emptied of Its Power