Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. Psalm 42:8 See the cure of sorrow. When the soul rests on itself, it sinks; if it catches hold on the power and promise of God, the head is kept … Continue reading The Help of His Countenance
More of my favorite #AlaskaPhotosByHans He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. Revelation 22:20 WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: All-Time Favorites
Morning, June 1 Charles Haddon Spurgeon “The evening and the morning were the first day.” Genesis 1:5 Was it so even in the beginning? Did light and darkness divide the realm of time in the first day? Then little wonder is it if I have also changes in my circumstances from the sunshine of prosperity … Continue reading Morning, June 1 – C.H. Spurgeon
The Blessings of Sound Doctrine (Part four of a four-part series) Great peace have they which love thy law... Psalm 119:165 To be optimally prepared for the devastations of life, we must know Him, and we must believe what He has said. We do not have to know much about God to reap the blessings of … Continue reading Strengthened According to His Word: Part Four
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his … Continue reading Photo Challenge: All Time Favorites
Remembering today our fallen military and law enforcement. We will not forget. Because freedom is not free. Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the heav'ns rescued land praise the Pow'r that hath made and preserved us a nation! -Francis Scott Key America, The Beautiful Words by Katharine Lee Bates, Melody by Samuel Ward O beautiful … Continue reading Still There
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Matthew 7:18 WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted
Sweet is the Solace of Thy Love by Anna L. Waring I, even I, am He that comforteth you. Isaiah 2:12 Sweet is the solace of Thy love, My Heavenly Friend, to me, While through the hidden way of faith I journey home with Thee, Learning by quiet thankfulness As a dear child to be. … Continue reading The Solace of Thy love
One photo from each of our boys, for this week's WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid 15 Words of Hope Who is Jesus?
WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. Genesis 1:1-2 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear … Continue reading Photo Challenge: Liquid
A common question that comes up among bereaved parents has to do with prayer. Specifically, the parent wants to know why, after begging God for the life of her child, the child died anyway. Or perhaps the child himself prayed to get well or a whole prayer chain of people prayed and still the child … Continue reading Why Didn’t God Answer My Prayer?
Evening, May 11 - Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Only be thou strong and very courageous.” Joshua 1:7 Our God’s tender love for his servants makes him concerned for the state of their inward feelings. He desires them to be of good courage. Some esteem it a small thing for a believer to be vexed with doubts and … Continue reading Strong
"Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly. For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing:" Psalm 31:9-10 Psalms Chapter 31
“How are you doing?” There are no words in any language that are sufficient to the task of expressing what I am experiencing. That is why, in some cultures, the women wail when someone dies. Even wailing is inadequate. There are some things that cannot be halved by sharing them. Grief is one of … Continue reading No Words
PART THREE OF A THREE PART SERIES TRIED BY FIRE (Excerpts) A.W. Pink (1886-1952) “But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me I shall come forth as gold.”—Job 23:10 3. THE ULTIMATE ISSUE: “I shall come forth as gold.” Observe the tense here. Job did not imagine that he was … Continue reading Lessons From Job Part 3: ‘Tried by Fire’ | A.W. Pink