Dear 15 Year Old Me “Oftentimes we may wish that we could go back in time and give our former selves advice and words of wisdom. If you could go back in time, what advice or encouragement would you give to yourself?” Quote by Jubilee Meyer. My Response When I was 15, the year was … Continue reading Dear 15 Year Old Me Tag
Psalm 25:1-3 NASB To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in You I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed. We all … Continue reading Friend or Foe?
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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This song is a prayer to my Lord, expressing how much I love his daily presence with me as I go throughout my day walking in his footsteps, listening to him speak, and having him teach me how to live and work for him; expressing my heart’s desire to be his witness, to tell others … Continue reading Your Servant
Various Trials James 1:2-4 NASB Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Jesus Christ, “for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising … Continue reading A Dichotomy
Condemned to Death Matthew 20:17-19 NIV Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to … Continue reading Betrayed to Death