Joseph went to Bethlehem to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. While they were there she gave birth to her son. And then an angel appeared to some shepherds who were out in a field keeping watch over their flock by night. And, the shepherds were filled with great fear. And … Continue reading Let God be God
March 1982 Reaching out and finding no one there, I ran and hid myself, I know not where. Fear had gripped my heart; I know not why. I had the feeling as though I wanted to cry. I talked, but no one listened. I cried, but no one cared. I called, but no one answered. … Continue reading Freedom from Fear
The Lord brought this old poem back to mind this morning. I wrote this in 1984 when I was 34 years old. We lived in Raleigh, NC, at the time. Spring 1984 Lost opportunities to share His love, To touch a life, to show you care, Touch a hand, help mend a heart Broken down … Continue reading Lost Opportunities
Jesus, in sending out his 12 disciples to go and to proclaim the kingdom of heaven, gave them a list of instructions, and he also gave them some warnings. He told them that he was sending them out as sheep among wolves, so they were to be as wise as serpents and as innocent as … Continue reading Not Worthy of Him?
Psalm 37:1-4 ESV Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of … Continue reading Waiting on God to Act
Do you ever feel afraid? Do you ever begin to feel anxious over circumstances in your life? Do you ever get trapped in the “What ifs”? When someone does or says something to hurt you, do you worry about the repercussions? Do you fear what he or she might do next? Do you fear what … Continue reading He’s Got It Handled
Psalm 119:81-87 ESV My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word. My eyes long for your promise; I ask, “When will you comfort me?” For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke, yet I have not forgotten your statutes. How long must your servant endure? When will you judge those … Continue reading Our Hope Secure