Two thoughts on a favorite hymn ~ Open My Eyes That I May See by Clara Scott
This is Going to Hurt me More than it hurts you Have you ever heard your parents say this to you? I can remember a time or too when it was said to me. However, it wasn't until I had children of my own that I saw the truth in that statement. We never had … Continue reading Pain and Suffering: An Indication of God’s Love
Psalm 119. Yes, it's the longest book in the Bible but I m finding treasure in it.
This week is the fesat of Selters. Let's find Christ in the festival
The Church is the Body of Christ Five Minute Friday . com Prompt We can sometimes feel that we just want Jesus to return. We need him here with us. But friends, He is here with us. He is within our hearts. And each of us, as the church, are a part of Him. We … Continue reading The Church is the Body of Christ
Sin is deadly serious In the Old Testament, God set up several feasts and celebrations for the purpose of bringing the people back to the mind of God. In September, The Feast of Trumpets (now called Rosh Hashanah) is celebrated leading up to Yom Kippur ( The Day of Atonement). Just as Isaiah did in … Continue reading What God Did About Seriously Deadly Sin
The use of trumpets for the Jewish faith indicates the Presence of God. Oh, how we need the presence of God.
We live in a world of hostility, criticism, and outright bullying. Even if you are in a place where the current culture is not threatening to you, you may have other fears that push you down and keep you from achieving your goals. How can we navigate around our fears? How did we transfer fear of our circumstance over to a fear of God?
Mankind has grappled with the definition of truth throughout the ages. Hours before His death, Pilate posed this question to Jesus. But Pilate’s query was rhetorical, meant to dismiss the subject. He was only interested in the truth of Rome, Caesar, and political power
Do I Know Pain? Yes. I have known pain; as the short, fat girl who was always chosen last to years of chronic pain, to the pain of betrayal and deceit that crushes your soul. I have felt physical pain and emotional pain. But there is something else I have known - I am finding … Continue reading Finding God in the Pain of Life