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. Jesus Christ, my Lord and my Savior, is my guide, the one who directs … Continue reading Goodness and Mercy
2 Timothy 1:1-7 ESV Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, … Continue reading Fire it Up!
What lies behind, I must forget. What lies ahead, I don't know yet. So, I trust Him. I'm going to What is unknown. When I get there, I will be shown. So, I trust Him. The path ahead, It seems so dim. I only know To follow Him. So, I trust Him. I'm sure of … Continue reading So, I Trust Him
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
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
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 8:08 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee.” I read Hebrews 13:1-6 (ESV). Think of Others (vv. 1-3) Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, … Continue reading Selfless
Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:03 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Why are You Afraid?” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read John 18 (quoting select vv. NASB). Prophecy Fulfilled (summary chapters 13:1-18:18) Jesus Christ, the Son of God (and God) had just been betrayed by one of his … Continue reading Born for This