Last night, I found myself reading about the Edward Snowden. While you may be able to hide from the NSA, the ways of man cannot be hidden from God. ALL is known by God.
Look for the sacrifice. An act of the will will be involved. It will be an abiding affection, delight and commitment by the one expressing it.
If you could listen to others describe you, do you think they would say that you are ‘humble’? We live in a culture that places a higher value on personality over humility.
The devotional below was distilled from Psalm 148:1 and Proverbs 16.
It’s been a little over two months since my father died of pancreatic cancer. The images of his suffering haunt me. I tried to ease his pain but found myself to be helpless. I’m left with a broken heart. But, not one tear is wasted. One thing I know. God is near the brokenhearted.
In all manner of life, there come opportunities. Whether in love, life or death; life has all manner of tides. Make the most of life
“The sun darkening at noon is a fit accompaniment of the death of Jesus. Is it not?” – C.H. Spurgeon 1896 (Three Hours of Darkness) Every Good Friday, I attempt to explore the agony of the Cross of Christ. It is a wonder beyond comprehension. Read of it in the Gospels and you’ll find your heart pierced. Below are thoughts stirred by Spurgeon as he brings three hours of darkness into focus. There is a link at the end to read his sermon in its entirety. Veiled in darkness a cosmic transaction occurred. Mockers and murderers groped in the absence […]
This message is for those who have placed their trust in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; aka believers, Christ-followers, (authentic Christians), those who make up the body of Christ, the Church. If you are not in this group, what I’m going to say does not apply to you. By all means, continue reading as you may find what I have to say interesting, who knows? This message is for those who call themselves ‘Christians’. Moving on. There are two kinds of Christians. The first kind are those who are sold out for the cause of Christ. These folks are […]