Category Archives: Life

Persecution

Think back on those early days when you first learned about Christ. Remember how you remained faithful even though it meant terrible suffering. Sometimes you were exposed to public ridicule and were beaten, and sometimes you helped others who were … Continue reading

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South Carolina Horror: Let’s Make a Difference TODAY!

Like many people today, my heart is aching today for the families of nine people and a fellow church congregation in South Carolina. First let me say that the only media commentary that I have actually read or listened to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – Get Through It or Celebrate

There have been years that Father’s Day was a difficult day for me to “celebrate,” as in planning a party and embracing it with much laughter and all good memories. I tried very hard when I became a mother to … Continue reading

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How Far the Messiah Came for Me

“I, the Lord, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, 7 to open eyes … Continue reading

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No More Tears

written many times, through many years I wonder if when I cry again tomorrow, I will find I have no more tears. How many tears do we have? A never-ending supply, I fear. I believe God gives me tears to … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to be a Disciple

How well God must like you – you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. Instead you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. You’re … Continue reading

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What to do with my life?

Sometime after we have started school, grandparents, godparents, aunts and uncles will begin to ask, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” As we grow the answers usually change. Some of us from an early age have … Continue reading

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Sing Praises to God

I spent some time alone yesterday. There were two phone calls and maybe a half dozen text messages, but compared to a usual day, I was very alone. It was also the Sabbath. And I thought about how long it … Continue reading

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“Why didn’t God ….?”

Then God gave the people all these instructions: … [The Ten Commandments] When the people heard the thunder and the loud blast of the ram’s horn, and when they saw the flashes of lightning and the smoke billowing from the … Continue reading

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“I Have Decided to Follow Jesus. No Turning Back.”

Then Jesus began to tell them that the Son of Man must suffer many terrible things and be rejected by the elders, the leading priests, and the teachers of religious law. He would be killed, but three days later he … Continue reading

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