For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 NLT Many many things have been going through my mind and heart lately. Unfortunately, my life has been colored with many forms of suffering for... Continue Reading →
God’s Sovereignty, Our Encouragement
There seem to just be so many hard and trying things going on right now that I feel the need to dive in and hopefully draw some encouragement from God’s Word that will hopefully give us some strength. First, let me remind everyone that Jesus didn’t tell us that our lives were going to be... Continue Reading →
The Wheat and The Chaff
Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit. Galatians 6:7-8 NLT I think these... Continue Reading →
Heart Check for Our Daily Lives
<Disclaimer> Just in case this is your first time reading one of my posts… I’m just an average guy who loves Jesus and relies totally and completely on God for my needs and to guide and order my steps. This blog is my feeble attempt to share some of the things that He lays on... Continue Reading →
Christ’s Love in Our Suffering
Christmas is always a time of reflection for me and that isn’t always a good thing because of the hardships, struggles, and suffering that I’ve endured. This year though with a lot of prayer, my feeble attempts to lift up a long distance friend during a time of family suffering, and yet more daggers from... Continue Reading →
The Greatest Gift Ever Given!
Every year I see the real meaning of Christmas diluted just a little more by commercialism and by people’s desire to push aside the hard truths and “unsightly” reasons that God sent His Son to this earth in the first place. We want to make Christmas pretty and shiny and the truth is that my... Continue Reading →
What if He came back today?
It's been a while since I've been inspired to write a devotion. I'm committed to writing these only as they are laid on my heart by God and today I feel that nudge. As my reading and studying has led me into 2 Peter lately there are a couple of major things that have been weighing on my... Continue Reading →
The Eye of The Storm
The southern and southeastern parts of the United States have seen some major storms lately as have I in many ways in my life. As I have been pondering these things I feel led to write a simple post about the storms that we all go through in our lives. These storms may be literal or... Continue Reading →
During some good conversations lately, I had a thought that is worth praying about. I was conversing with someone about how people today are so stuck on their own education and how godless society has become the more emphasis is put on education. I was reminded about how just a few generations ago some of our grandparents and... Continue Reading →