Under Attack!

Psalm 23:1-3 ESV The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Life has its ups and downs. Trials come, and trials go. And, our enemy … Continue reading Under Attack!

Let’s Face It!

We all have enemies, let’s face it. No matter how nice we are, there are always going to be people who won’t like us, and who will rise against us, just because we are not like them; just because we are different. Yet, for those of us who have trusted in Jesus Christ to be … Continue reading Let’s Face It!

These Things

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 16 (Select vv. ESV). “I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.” What are “these things” Jesus said to them to keep them from falling away? Well, first off, He spoke “these things” during the Passover Feast with his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading These Things

A Battle with Fear

Do you battle with fear? I did for a good portion of my life. Since I was abused as a child, by an angry father, I was afraid pretty much all of the time then. And, throughout my adult years, I also battled with fear, because I did not understand the sovereignty of God over … Continue reading A Battle with Fear

Take up The Shield

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 7:21 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Courageous.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 62 (select vv. NASB). Jeremiah 17:9 says this: “The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?” When we come into this … Continue reading Take up The Shield

Strength to Help

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 7:15 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “You are Loving and Forgiving.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 86 (Select vv. NIV). Forgiving and Good (vv. 5-7) You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you. Hear … Continue reading Strength to Help

False Witnesses

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6:03 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Draw Me Close.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 27 (Select vv. ESV). The Lord Is (vv. 1-3) The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of … Continue reading False Witnesses