Acts 20:17-21 ESV “Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him. And when they came to him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day that I set foot in Asia, serving the Lord … Continue reading If Only I May Finish My/His Course
Jeremiah 17:15 ESV “Behold, they say to me, ‘Where is the word of the Lord? Let it come!’” Jeremiah was a prophet of God. He spoke the very words of God to the people. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to speak the words of the Lord to the people from the Scriptures, and … Continue reading I Am Not Running Away
2 Timothy 1:1-7 ESV “I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith … Continue reading Fan into Flame the Gift of God
Psalms 34:1-3 ESV “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together!” Life has its ups and downs. Some days … Continue reading He Delivered Me from all My Fears
Before I begin this, I just want to say that I am sad for all people who are ill, who are suffering, and who have lost loved ones to death as a result of all viral infections and any other diseases, illnesses, disabilities, and/or injuries. And I also grieve for those whose loved ones are … Continue reading The 7 Stages of Hospital Treatments
Our Refuge and Strength Psalms 46:1-3 ESV “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah” Mimicking … Continue reading Fear of Man or Fear of God?
Luke 12:4-7 ESV “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him! Are not … Continue reading Fear Not! Trust the Lord!
Do you ever get bombarded by fearful thoughts that keep coming at you and you have a hard time shaking them? You give them over to the Lord, but then they return, and so you give them to the Lord, and you reject them again, but then they return. Satan is fighting against you, for … Continue reading Whatever Comes Our Way
My Enemies Trample on Me Psalms 56:1-4 ESV “Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, … Continue reading You Have Kept Count of my Tossings
Matthew 10:24-25 ESV “A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household.” We, as … Continue reading Our Nemesis and His Many Tricks