There are no shortcuts to friendship… with God or with others. “No shortcut exists. God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age. It is well that we accept the hard truth now: The man who would know God must give time to Him. He must count no time wasted which is spent in the cultivation of His acquaintance.
LORD, send rain from Heaven
Into the garden of my heart
By gentle shower or heavy flood,
Water every dry, scorched part.
"When we are unjustly condemned by men, we may appeal to God, and call the appellation, and seek and expect a more just sentence pronounced and executed by God; we may say, 'Let my sentence come forth from thy presence.' Sincerity of heart giveth boldness to a man to present himself to God, to be Read More
Psalm 119:80 "Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed." With a minimal browsing of the news of current events, one's heart can be overwhelmed. Some news stories can make one physically sick because of the intentional evil done. This is not going away. II Timothy 3:13 states, "But evil Read More
These hands are those of one of six boys that God has blessed my husband and me with. This turtle now lives at my house. At summer’s start, we’ve taken a few trips to the creek. Usually, one will return home with something found there. Once it was a dirty baseball. Rocks and sticks are most Read More
Can you honestly say, “I am praying for my child.” ? “And Jesus increased in wisdom, and in stature, and in favour with God and man.” -Luke 2:52
Proverbs 26:4-5 "Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit." fool – fool, stupid fellow, dullard, simpleton, arrogant one (Hebrew 3684) Proverbs 13:16 “Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth Read More
Proverbs 25: 2 “It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. “ Kings are referred to in 6 verses in this chapter. Wise are the kings who search out matters and then operate in truth. With our upcoming Presidential election, we as Read More
Proverbs 2:6 "For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding." James 1:5 "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." God is the Giver of wisdom. I cannot attain it on my Read More
"The job has been given to me to do. Therefore, it is a gift. Therefore, it is a privilege. Therefore, it is an offering I may make to God. Therefore, it is to be done gladly, if it is done for Him. Therefore, it is the route to sanctity. Here, not somewhere else, I may Read More