Jekyll and Hyde

Are you consistent in character? Are you the same, no matter who you are with? Or, where you are at the moment? Or, whether people are watching you or they aren’t? Or, without regard to your circumstances? Or, are you one person out in public and another in private, or when at home? One person … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde

Foot Washing

The Lord Jesus reminded me this morning of a writing he gave me 10 years ago. It encouraged my heart this morning to read it again. I hope it will encourage yours. Saturday, October 13, 2007 I spent the day today in VA/WV. My husband Rick’s employer, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, sponsors regular mission trips … Continue reading Foot Washing

Outside the Box

Has God ever called you to do something, or to a ministry, which was “outside the box”? To something unconventional by human standards? To something that didn’t fit in with the norms of institutional religion? And, you knew, that by accepting this call on your life, that you were going to face the possibility of … Continue reading Outside the Box

Deeply Despised

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9:44 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 49 (quoting vv. 5-10 ESV). His Servant (vv. 5-6) And now the Lord says, he who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring … Continue reading Deeply Despised

The Three Ps

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Trust Him.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Matthew 5:1-12 (ESV). Poor in Spirit (vv. 1-6) Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he … Continue reading The Three Ps

It Should Show

Friday, September 1, 2017, 5:49 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “What Blessed Communion.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Philippians 2 (Select vv. NASB). Fellowship of the Spirit (vv. 1-4) Therefore, if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there … Continue reading It Should Show

Our Merciful God

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 4:40 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 116 (Select vv. ESV). Deliver My Soul! (vv. 1-4) I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. Because he inclined … Continue reading Our Merciful God