Forgiven and wiped clean ∙

Forgiven and wiped clean ∙ How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit! I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I did not hide; I said, “I willContinue reading “Forgiven and wiped clean ∙”

The windows of the soul

The windows of the soul Make sure that the light you think you have is not actually darkness. – Luke 11:35 Matthew 6:22-23  22 Your eye is a lamp that provides light for your body. When your eye is good, your whole body is filled with light.  23 But when your eye is bad, yourContinue reading “The windows of the soul”

Gentle strength ∙

Gentle strength ∙ Let your gentleness be evident to all. – Philippians 4:5 Isaiah 40:10-11  10 Yes, the Sovereign LORD is coming in power. He will rule with a powerful arm. See, he brings his reward with him as he comes.  11 He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambsContinue reading “Gentle strength ∙”

Epic failure ∙

Epic failure ∙ If you think you are standing strong, be careful not to fall. – 1 Corinthians 10:12 Luke 22:32  31 Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat.  32 but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again,Continue reading “Epic failure ∙”

Accepting trials as a lowly believer

Accepting trials as a lowly believer Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. – James 1:2 James 1:9-12  9 Believers who are poor have something to boast about, for God has honored them.  10 And those who are rich should boast that God has humbled them.Continue reading “Accepting trials as a lowly believer”