Opportunity in Trouble

In Luke 21, Jesus talked about the coming persecution for His followers. He pointed out that because they would be brought before kings and governors, they would have an “opportunity for your testimony (verse 12, NASB).” He told his followers not to worry about defending themselves, “for I will give you utterance and wisdom which […]

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Taking a Break

This week I will be taking a break from blogging. Posts will publish as scheduled, but I will not be responding to comments until next week. Thanks for your understanding and for reading. I appreciate your comments and interest in this blog. Blessings.

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Sunday Praise

Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they existed, and were created.” – Revelation 4:11 (NASB)

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The Lord is on Your Side

There are times in life when I feel overwhelmed by the evil in the world. It seems that I will be overtaken by those who pursue me with false accusations and malicious words. At these times, David’s words in the Psalms resonate with me. Psalm 35:1-3 is one example: “Plead my cause, O LORD, with […]

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A Confusing Path

There have been times in my life where I’ve wondered why God guided me along a certain path. At the time it didn’t make sense, but later I began to see the wisdom in some of these diversions. In some cases, He steered me away from something I wanted to do and ultimately saved me […]

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Sunday Praise

And the four living creatures, each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within; and day and night they do not cease to say, “HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is THE LORD GOD, THE ALMIGHTY, WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO IS TO COME.” – Revelation 4:8 (NASB)

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Loving Less to Love More

Jesus often used strong words to make a point. Luke 14:26 is no exception: If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple (NASB). Hate is a word that jumps out […]

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