Colossian 2: 4 10 Now this I say lest anyone should deceive you with persuasive words. For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ. As you... read more
Isa. 42:7 To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the dungeon And those who dwell in darkness from the prison. I need a Lord and Savior to set me free. How do you die to self and give up will? What you have only known your whole life ¦... read more
Scripture clearly states life eternal is to know the One true God and Jesus Christ Whom He sent. Any good thing provided in our lives above knowing God more intimately is merely granted blessing above and beyond. Thinking, if God did not promise... read more
II Cor. 4:16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. (NIV) Comparisons of relative deprivation generally are as unhealthy as comparisons with those in better circumstance.... read more
Eph. 5:16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. (NIV) This past week at our men's group, an individual shared of great heartbreak and grief. My second time around him, 'Bill' always wore a smile and is quick... read more
Psa. 62:5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God my hope comes from Him. (NIV) Dependence upon the Lord is being reinforced in life. To the extent God desires everything or all encountered brought before Him. It becomes easy after years of walking with the... read more
Col. 3:1 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ... read more
Phil. 3:7 But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. All people experience loss. Some more than others, but no one is immune. Some things suffered as loss are much greater than others. The interesting perspective Paul... read more
I John 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. We read and hear about God's unconditional agape... read more
Matt. 8:34 Then the whole town went out to meet Jesus. And when they saw him, they pleaded with him to leave their region. (NIV) Reading Matthew chapter eight, I find one of the most interesting and profound chapters with insight into the heart of... read more
Luke 2:9, 10 And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy... read more
Rom. 12:8 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Scripture has some very specific directions on how to address conflict. So much so in times past, I turned the truths and principles into a formula. A B C... read more
Eph. 6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. (NIV) How humbling used by Thee, Why oh God, do You speak to me? Some read the words You say, Eternal value in price did pay! Brothers and sisters the world all around, Many without... read more
Neh. 8:10 This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” (NIV) This verse is a favorite and repeated by many often. Uplifting and encouraging but how exactly do we achieve it. A look at Nehemiah's... read more
Job 3: 24, & 28 Why do you hide your face and consider me your enemy? … So man wastes away like something rotten, like a garment eaten by moths?" (NIV) Suffering as Job start so well, Accepting good and bad, Both pass through... read more
Eph. 2:10 For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (NIV) The last two visits to my new doctor have been quite enlightening. Mostly from me asking very pointed questions. He... read more
Isa 29:11 These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. (NIV) This is a really good question. The real key to me is not what has been said or done. Where am I with the Lord at this very... read more
Matt. 26:74 Then he began to call down curses, and he swore to them, "I don't know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed. (NIV) No matter the number of times moved between rage, bartering, and grief with God. The Lord always holds... read more
Prov. 4:6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. It is often said with age comes wisdom. I have found this not to be true. Wisdom only comes from the Lord. Wisdom as referenced in Proverbs is the... read more
I Kings 19:3, 4 Elijah was afraid and ran for his life … He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.”... read more
Ecc. 4:12 Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. (NIV) Thinking of the accountabilitysupport group attending for over a year, then reading Bethy and Kirsten's words placed three... read more
Psa. 142:4 Look and see, there is no one at my right hand; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life. (NIV) The heartbreaking words of this title were said to me a couple of weeks ago. As a matter of fact, I realized no... read more
Gal. 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. (KJV) Many things have been... read more
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Wanting to be a true disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. To overcome through Christ regardless of circumstance.
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I published my first blog on Thursday the 27th of February 2014.
My most recent blog was published on Monday the 22nd of July 2019.