A Solemn Reality

Mark 8:31-33 ESV And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. … Continue reading A Solemn Reality

God is With Us

An Original Work / June 11, 2019 Based off Psalm 46 God’s our refuge. He is our strength, A present help to us when in pain. Therefore, we will not be afraid, Although the earth beneath us gives way. Though the mountains be moved to the sea, Roaring waters abound so free, And the mountains … Continue reading God is With Us

If Only

An Original Work / June 8, 2019 They die so young in wars, In suicides and overdoses. The fatalities are many. So many living without hope: They drown their pain in drugs, In alcohol and other addictions. They play video games hours on end, And engross their minds with porn. They are looking for something, … Continue reading If Only

When Life Kicks Us Hard

Habakkuk 3:17-19 ESV Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy … Continue reading When Life Kicks Us Hard

Persevering

2 Corinthians 6:3-10 ESV We put no obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine … Continue reading Persevering

It Only Takes Once!

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading It Only Takes Once!

Provided We Suffer

Romans 8:16-18 ESV The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him. For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are … Continue reading Provided We Suffer