Can you stand? Often the moments we experience move in waves. Ups, downs, storms, deserts, valleys, mountains; we know and can picture this. What we don't know is the timing of each rise and fall. So it messes us up the second we think we have it all figured out -WHAM! Bam. Kabloom. Rug. Under [...]
You can study it, research about it but unless you exercise faith, you'll never see how trusting Jesus means you'll always have His lap to weep miserably into when things overwhelmingly fall apart, He's the understanding ear that never condemns you for your mistakes but quietly comforts you. This is the truth: His secure shoulders [...]
I lock you up because you don't know how to behave yourself in public.Thinking of: How it prolly hasn't sunk in yet, Psalms 38. Do not be far from me, O God.
He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Isaiah 53:3 I don't naturally take pleasure in knowing someone else is in pain, but I find strange comfort in knowing Jesus was rejected. Knowing [...]
What do you do when he says, "I don't love you anymore? I don't think I ever did." It would come like a slap to the face. A slap that would leave its mark for about a month. You'd be completely offset by this bizarre, unexpected turn of event. Because you never saw it coming. [...]
People everywhere are trading their loneliness for temporary gratification. And I'm preaching to the choir here. The book of Ecclesiastes warns us that one bad relationship can cost us the call of God. Proof? Delilah. Remove Delilah from the picture and Samson would prolly have had many more chapters. And his eyesight. The man who pleases God [...]
When I went through really hard times in my life, the word 'Joy' or 'Happiness' was not a word I could speak. I would desperately turn to the pages in the Bible pouring over ANY sort of encouragement to lift my spirits. It's amazing, then, to know that the most positive book in the Bible [...]