Wounded and Weary

I read 2 Corinthians 1 (Select vv. NIV) All of us, at times, will experience troubles, heartaches, or disappointments, or we will face rejection, criticism, or mistreatment from others. We will meet people in this world who will like us, and then there will also be people in our lives who won’t care for us … Continue reading Wounded and Weary

Love Never Fails

Monday, November 6, 2017, 3:33 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a (ESV/NASB). Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not … Continue reading Love Never Fails

All Through the Night

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

Through the Fire

Monday, July 17, 2017, 10:02 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I Am Willing, Lord.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures (in the NASB) on the subject of refining with fire. Comfort in Affliction (2 Co. 1:3-9) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord … Continue reading Through the Fire

Trust and Rest

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 9:03 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Believe Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read select vv. (in the ESV) on the subject of “rest.” Our Rest (Mk. 14:40-42) And again he came and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy, and … Continue reading Trust and Rest

While We Wait

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 10:23 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Near the Cross.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 40:18-31 (NASB). Who is God like? (vv. 18-20) To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him? As for the idol, … Continue reading While We Wait

Heart Issues

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 5:06 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Look to God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Hebrews 12:1-3 (NASB). Which so Easily Entangles (v. 1) Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance … Continue reading Heart Issues