Housebroken or heartbroken? ∙

Housebroken or heartbroken? ∙ Let me again experience the joy of your salvation! Sustain me by giving me the desire to obey! – Psalm 51:12 Psalms 51:9-12  9 Don’t keep looking at my sins. Remove the stain of my guilt.  10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.Continue reading “Housebroken or heartbroken? ∙”

What is that in your hand?

What is that in your hand? The LORD said to him, “What is that in your hand?” – Exodus 4:2 Philippians 1:12-14  12 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News.  13 For everyone here, including the wholeContinue reading “What is that in your hand?”

The paradox of pain and preparation ∙

The paradox of pain and preparation ∙ For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! – 2 Corinthians 4:17 2 Corinthians 4:17-18  17 For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory farContinue reading “The paradox of pain and preparation ∙”