Have you ever wanted to hear from God? Wise counsel from the Creator & Savior would sure be nice during the tough times. Well, He has spoken to you. And He wrote His Word down in a Book. Men and women died so that we could understand it in our native language. The Bible contains “everything we’ll ever need for life and godliness” (2 Peter 1:3; my paraphrase and emphasis). Are you a lifelong student of this life-giving book? So much so that you are continually astonished by the Bible? Continue reading Astonished by the Bible
The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. (1 John 1:7) But forgiveness of sin is a present thing – a privilege … Continue reading This gives me real joy.
How blessed to feel assured that the Lord is with us in all our ways, and condescends to go down into our humiliations and banishments with us! Even beyond the ocean our Father’s love beams like the sun in its strength. (Spurgeon) Continue reading our Father’s love beams like the sun
He loves, He looks, He touches us, WE LIVE. O that poor sinners would go to Jesus, believing in the power of His blessed substitutionary work, and they would soon learn the power of His gracious touch. That hand which multiplied the loaves, which saved sinking Peter, which upholds afflicted saints, which crowns believers, that same hand will touch every seeking sinner, and in a moment make him clean. The love of Jesus is the source of salvation. (Based on Mark 1:41, from Morning & Evening by C. H. Spurgeon) Continue reading the ultimate Healer
‘Nevertheless, since I belong to Christ I am continually with God’! By this is meant continually upon His mind, He is always thinking of me for my good. Continually before His eye – the eye of the Lord never sleepeth, but is perpetually watching over my welfare. Continually in His hand, so that none shall be able to pluck me thence. Continually on His heart, worn there as a memorial, even as the high priest bore the names of the twelve tribes upon his heart for ever. Thou always thinkest of me, O God. The bowels of Thy love continually … Continue reading Jesus loves me
Have you ever had one of those days where you start your day by reading a powerful verse, share it on your social media channels, go about daily business, and then finish your day realizing that verse was meant for you? This happened to me last week. And it hit home. Hard. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. (Psalm 19:14 ESV) Now…I don’t want this to sound like I’m perfect. I’m not even close to perfect. I have my own struggles aplenty. … Continue reading heart murmurs