Furnace of Affliction

Why do we go through trials and tribulations? What purpose do they serve? What should our response be to them when we are going through them? Should we try to escape them, to run away from them? Sometimes, if we can, the Lord may lead us to do that, such as he counseled his disciples … Continue reading Furnace of Affliction

The Rebellion

The Lord Jesus led me to read 2 Thessalonians 2 (Select vv. ESV). Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to … Continue reading The Rebellion

Born for This

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