Psalm 25:1-3 ESV To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous. For the past … Continue reading And So I Wait
Would you all pray for me? My husband and I were gone for two weeks visiting with family and when we got back home I got sick with a bad head cold. My head is all stopped up and I feel dizzy, and it is really hard to concentrate to write anything. I don't take … Continue reading Needing Prayer
Psalm 119:105-112 ESV Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn an oath and confirmed it, to keep your righteous rules. I am severely afflicted; give me life, O Lord, according to your word! Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O Lord, and teach me your … Continue reading Family Crisis
An Original Work / October 29, 2018 Pain and sorrow Know no bounds. Joy and laughter Oft not found. Life depressing, Oft distressing, Yields no blessing, So unresting. Trials often Multiply. Friends are often Passersby. Friendships failing, Foes are railing, Hypocrites, they’re Often bailing. Feel abandoned, Left behind, By those who don’t Know they’re blind. … Continue reading Abiding Peace
Psalm 25:1-3 NASB To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in You I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed. We all … Continue reading Friend or Foe?
This morning, before I sat down to write today’s devotional blog post, I happened to see that someone had read this older post yesterday, and I was drawn to read it again. Thus, I felt led to repost it, only this time on “Run With It.” It is powerful! And, it actually is very fitting for what the Lord is going to have me write about today from Philippians, chapter 1. So, I hope you will read this, for it speaks volumes to where we are in our society today and to the problem of abuse and the need for much healing.
I Married My Dad
Resting in Him
January 17, 2018
Have you ever fallen and skinned your knee? Did it get bloody and did it sting, too? What did you do about it? You probably washed it with soapy water, and rinsed it with clear water, and then patted it dry, and then stopped the bleeding by holding a cloth on it for a minute or two. And then you probably put some type of antibiotic ointment on it and then covered it with a bandage, and then you waited for it to heal.
But, while you were waiting for it to heal, you probably were really careful to not reinjure it, and you most likely gave it extra special care, as well. But, the healing still took time, and during that time you had to keep it clean and covered, too.
Now, let me ask you another…
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Psalm 119:145-148 NASB I cried with all my heart; answer me, O Lord! I will observe Your statutes. I cried to You; save me And I shall keep Your testimonies. I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words. My eyes anticipate the night watches, That I may meditate on Your … Continue reading Many are My Adversaries