who are my true friends?

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 Life is never going to be easy. Relationships will never be perfect. People who claim to be close friends often prove the opposite. Reaching out and opening up definitely presents the opportunity to be burned. (Incidentally, the phrase, “may come to ruin,” can mean, “be crushed”.) But is there reward without risk? I find comfort in one relationship: “By definition, the greatest friend that ever lived is Jesus Christ. For Jesus Christ is more intimate with us than … Continue reading who are my true friends?

on my heart

Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 ~~~ Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured from sinners such … Continue reading on my heart