My Jonah Story

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 119:105-112 ESV. Back in the early 1980s, when my children were still quite young, and I was a young mother of four, I had a situation in a church with the leadership misjudging me, and honestly, not being very nice about it, either. The pastor said to … Continue reading My Jonah Story

Wounded and Weary

I read 2 Corinthians 1 (Select vv. NIV) All of us, at times, will experience troubles, heartaches, or disappointments, or we will face rejection, criticism, or mistreatment from others. We will meet people in this world who will like us, and then there will also be people in our lives who won’t care for us … Continue reading Wounded and Weary

For Christ

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4:59 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Oh, To Be Like Thee, Blessed Redeemer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Philippians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Gospel Advanced (vv. 12-14) I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served … Continue reading For Christ

Take His Hand

Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:16 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord, Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 4 (NASB). Things Hidden (vv. 1-2) Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, but we have renounced the … Continue reading Take His Hand

His Own Purpose

Monday, September 4, 2017, 3:44 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, Name I Love.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Timothy 1:8-14 (NASB). Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for … Continue reading His Own Purpose

All Through the Night

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

Faithful Servants

Monday, July 31, 2017, 12:31 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Courageous.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures (in the ESV) on the subject of being faithful to God. Found Faithful (1 Co. 4:1-2) This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and … Continue reading Faithful Servants