“The unfolding of Thy words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.” Psalm 119:130, NASB I knelt in prayer and briefly wished an angel could speak to me. Tell me what to do. Give the direction I longed for. Then I realized: I don’t need an angel to appear with a message. Let me […]
“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?” Romans 8:31, NASB Rudely he removed me from the seat–perhaps even pushed me to the floor. I was only five or six years old. The bully insisted I took his seat on the bus, so he made certain […]
photo credit: Rejoice! via photopin (license) “Jesus said to her, ‘Mary!’ She turned and said to Him in Hebrew, ‘Rabboni!’ (which means, Teacher).” John 20:16, NASB In the darkest of times, our risen Savior reveals Himself. And suddenly, all is well.
“And she had a sister called Mary, who moreover was listening to the Lord’s word, seated at His feet.” Luke 10:39, NASB Sprawled across my bed at thirteen years old, I wasn’t particularly interested in the Scripture passage before my eyes. Still, I finished reading. Though I felt dissatisfied, I knew deep within that spending […]
“The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.” – Psalm 42:8, NASB Weary, empty I cry out to You, the One who fills Restless and pained I reach out for Your comforting embrace. Life. It […]
“And I saw heaven opened; and behold, a white horse, And He who sat upon it is called Faithful and True …” – Revelation 19:11 Betrayed. The word itself communicates heartache. Have you ever been betrayed? Unfortunately many of us can respond, “Yes.” For what or whom? The possibilities range from hurtful to gut wrenching to […]