The beginning of sorrows ∙

The beginning of sorrows ∙ For troubles surround me – too many to count! – Psalms 40:12 Romans 8:18-23  18 Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.  19 For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his childrenContinue reading “The beginning of sorrows ∙”

Hearing from God

Hearing from God I didn’t tell anyone what my God had laid on my heart to do for Jerusalem. – Nehemiah 2:12 John 10:27-29  27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.  28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them awayContinue reading “Hearing from God”

Another chance ∙

Another chance ∙ I, yes, I alone, will blot out your sins for my own sake and will never think of them again. – Isaiah 43:25  Micah 7:18-20  18 Where is another God like you, who pardons the guilt of the remnant, overlooking the sins of his special people? You will not stay angry withContinue reading “Another chance ∙”

The extra thing ∙

The extra thing ∙ He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. – Luke 6:31 Luke 6:31-36  31 Do to others as you would like them to do to you.  32 If you love only those who love you, why should you get credit for that? Even sinners love those who love them!  33Continue reading “The extra thing ∙”

Best friends forever ∙

Best friends forever ∙ I no longer call you slaves because a master does not confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me. – John 15:15 1 Peter 1:8 You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not seeContinue reading “Best friends forever ∙”