So, four days ago the Lord Jesus led me to begin to write a new song. Now, that is not a simple task, even for a song that is home recorded, or especially for a song that is amateurishly home recorded, whatever the case may be. For, this one took four days to write from … Continue reading Unshakably
Psalms 119:137-138, 140, 142 Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules. You have appointed your testimonies in righteousness and in all faithfulness. Your promise is well tried, and your servant loves it. Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true. Our God is completely righteous. In him exists no evil. … Continue reading I Take My Stand
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 143:1-4 NASB Hear my prayer, O Lord, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness! And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous. For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He … Continue reading When Darkness Hides…
As followers of Jesus Christ, we will have enemies. We will have people in our lives who will not speak well of us, but who will speak evil of us. They may slander us, hate us, reject us, persecute us and otherwise mistreat us just because of our faith in Jesus Christ and our walks … Continue reading I Take Refuge
Psalm 94:1-7 ESV O Lord, God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, shine forth! Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve! O Lord, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked exult? They pour out their arrogant words; all the evildoers boast. They crush your people, … Continue reading The Lord, My Stronghold
Psalm 46:1-3 NASB God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea; Though its waters roar and foam, Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. Selah. Our Refuge and Strength … Continue reading Know He is God!