This worship song is new to me but what a message. The Apostle John wrote about the King of Kings in his gospel. Read the prequel devotion at Gracefully Truthful about the prophecy and coming of the Messiah. I had the privilege of writing the digging deeper portion of this study on John 1. Have … Continue reading King of Kings ~ Hymn Study
What is your idea of what heaven will be like? Will it be a celebration or just another long boring church service?
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
This week is the fesat of Selters. Let's find Christ in the festival
My heart is being pricked of late because I seem to forget to start my prayers in adoration towards God. I am afraid that too often I jump right into the "Give me" part which should be the last thing we do. I learned an acronym years ago that leads us into prayer and reminds … Continue reading Entering Into the Presence of God
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
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?
Creating Space - Before we speak or give our "wise suggestions" to another, perhaps we ought to get to know them a little. Make sure that we understand a bit about their culture and the things they deal with on a daily basis
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus Turn your eyes upon JesusLook full in His wonderful faceAnd the things of earth will grow strangely dimIn 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 haven't written on a … Continue reading Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus