I never met her but she loved Jesus and served Him faithfully.
we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
Originally posted on GGMandy for the five-minute writing challenge. Write for 5 minutes unedited on a specified topic. The prompt ... HAVEN It rained yesterday. Dark billows covered the sun and dropped water, heavy from the sky and then more before the wipers could clear our windshield. Lightning flashed around us like paparazzi while thunder shook the windows. … Continue reading There is a Haven
Continuing from an earlier post on VALUES Here's a hymn that is familiar to most of us through the Billy Graham Crusades. George Beverly Shea found this poem lying on his piano, left there by his mother, who hoped it would change the course of his life. George created a tune to go with the … Continue reading Hymn Favorite – I’d Rather Have Jesus
Write 31 days: Prompt: Song This is my story, this is my song. That's what came to mind first with this prompt. This favorite and beautiful hymn that is nearly 200 years old. Some songs just pass the test of time and this Fanny Crosby hymn, along with many others, is one of them. What's your favorite? … Continue reading Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine
End of the Beginning David Phelps I was takin' a trip on a plane the other day Just wishing that I could get out. When the man next to me saw the book in my hand And asked me what it was about. So I settled back in my seat- "A best seller, " I … Continue reading Sunday Lyrics: The End of the Beginning
Write 31 days: Prompt: praise This morning I rose to see that today's praise is PRAISE. The word alone brought joy to my heart. My first thoughts went to the Doxology. A song we sang every week at the United Methodist Church I grew up in. Today in the YouVersion Bible app the Verse of the … Continue reading Hymn Favorites – The Doxology
Write 31 Days: Prompt: Hope If it weren't for Hope in Jesus I would be lost. Here's one of my favorite hymn selections Hymn: The Solid Rock Author: Edward Mote Edward Mote was born in Upper Thames Street, London, Jan. 21, 1797. Through the preaching of the Rev. J. Hyatt, of Tottenham Court Road Chapel, he … Continue reading My Hope is Built on Nothing Less
Write 31 days: Prompt: Belong Praise God, I belong to Him. I am His child forevermore. Hymn: I Belong to the King Author: Ida L. Reed Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Arden, Barbour County, West Virginia. Died: July 8, 1951, Arden, West Virginia. Buried: Ebenezer Methodist Church, Arden, West Virginia. Reed is … Continue reading I Belong to the King
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus Turn your eyes upon Jesus Look full in His wonderful face And the things of earth will grow strangely dim In the light of His glory and grace After a prompt from Five Minute Friday, my thoughts went directly to an old hymn favorite, Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus. I … Continue reading Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus