Praying for Relief

Psalm 143:1-4 ESV Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness! Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous before you. For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has … Continue reading Praying for Relief

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