The Lord Jesus gave me this song to encourage my heart. Life, as we all know, has its ups and downs. Some days are better than others. Things don’t always go the way we would hope or desire. We get sick. We get hurt. We have communication and relationship difficulties. We make bad judgments sometimes, … Continue reading His Tender Mercies
Have you sinned against God? We all have! Did you feel shame and guilt for what you did? Been there. Done that, too! If you didn’t, that’s a problem. Did you wish for a way out from under your yoke of slavery to sin? I did, and I hope you did, too, or that you … Continue reading Love and Grace
Jesus said that we are blessed (honored; commended) when we willingly endure persecution, false accusations, rejection and mistreatment for the sake of his name, and for the sake of the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, we should rejoice and be glad that we share in the fellowship of Christ’s sufferings. We will richly be rewarded … Continue reading All Through the Night
Has God ever called you to do something, or to a ministry, which was “outside the box”? To something unconventional by human standards? To something that didn’t fit in with the norms of institutional religion? And, you knew, that by accepting this call on your life, that you were going to face the possibility of … Continue reading Outside the Box
Is it a good thing to try to help a brother or a sister in Christ out of the pit of sinful addiction? Yes! Are there any potential dangers we should be aware of when we do this? Yes! Is it possible that we could be putting ourselves in danger? Yes! Could we risk being … Continue reading Dangers of Compassion
“On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, ‘If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, “Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water”’” (Jn. 7:37-38 ESV). Many within the church of today have … Continue reading Living Water
My heart is burdened. Why is it so burdened? Because so many Christians, or professing Christians, are walking (living) in sin and not in freedom! The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 5 (Select vv. ESV). For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke … Continue reading Not in Freedom!