4/25/2022 “I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him (Christ) who gives me strength. Philippians 4:12b-13 (NIV).” Most of us have heard of the idiom “The grass is always greener on … Continue reading My Restless Heart
4/20/2022 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is … Continue reading Secrets of the Heart
4/17/2022 “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die” (John 11:25-26) The Cross leads us to repentance but the empty tomb guarantees us victory. Pastor Jeff Marshall If there was a day in human … Continue reading Because I Live, You also Will Live
4/15/2022 Pelee Isle, Canada For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39 … Continue reading What Can Separate Us?
4/12/2022 Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure; Where your treasure is, there is your heart; Where your heart is, there is your happiness.St Augustine I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart … Continue reading The Heart of the Matter
4/10/2022 There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, “Thy will be done” and those whom God says, “All right, then, have it your way.” C.S. Lewis - The Great Divorce When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully … Continue reading If You Had Only Known
4/7/2022 Photo courtesy of Dan Speicher Photography “When I set God at the center of my life, I realize vast freedoms and surprising spontaneities. When I center life in my own will, my freedom diminishes markedly, I live constricted and anxious.” Eugene Peterson “Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will … Continue reading Who Me, Worry?
4/6/2022 Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.” And Jesus said to him, “I will come and heal him.” The centurion answered and said, “Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof. But only speak a … Continue reading Only Say the Word
4/4/2022 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them. Mark 10:15-16 (NIV) Childhood is a wondrous time of life. Young children are naturally curious and accepting. … Continue reading As a Little Child
4/3/2022 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times reach … Continue reading The Redeemed