Our church bible plan has us in Psalm 4 today. Let me share a verse and other verses that came to mind. I'm finding comfort today in them to quit "trying" so hard and simply trust in the Lord. My strength fails, but his does not. My heart is what he's after, not my strength. … Continue reading Trust In The Lord
I was out of town the last few days, and my schedule got a little out of whack. Actually, it has been out of whack. I talk big about starting my days out in prayer but don't really do it. I've met with God about that and asked for forgiveness. As we all know, he … Continue reading Start The Day Strong!
We just completed Hebrews in our home church bible-reading plan. What a blessing this book has been to me, especially now that we are celebrating our Lord's resurrection. Indeed, He is worthy of our praise! This book, as with any in the bible, serves to encourage us in what the writer calls, "the race that … Continue reading The Race That Is Set Before Us.
I learned another lesson. Actually, I relearned it. Monday, I started the day off with a strong prayer session, and the day was fantastic! Yesterday, I didn't, and it was a struggle. I wonder if there is a correlation there. Hmmm. Why is it so hard to get it through my head that my life … Continue reading Day by Day
How interesting is it that the very last chapter to John Owen's book, "The Mortification of Sin" is the one that is the most enjoyable. Prior to that, it was a tremendous amount of discussion of sin. In a nutshell, there is no delivery from indwelling sin unless one genuinely repents; and one cannot genuinely … Continue reading No Shortcuts.