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No Shortcuts to Friendship

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.

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January Red

Do you ever struggle with thoughts of what a person said to you [or didn’t say to you] to the point that it paralyzes you from being the Christian God wants you to be? The thoughts we dwell on define our moments. Our moments are a gift from God. Only by His Spirit can we walk in Truth. Listed are a few Scripture verses to think on this January.

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Stay Between the Lines

When my child was learning to color, I often said, "Stay between the lines." {Practice improves skill.}  Prayer: Lord, please help my child to be teachable that he/she will come to know You and become disciplined to walk with You. When my child was learning to drive, I said, "Stay between the lines." {Rules and Read More

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A Proven Heart

"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

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My Prayer: A Sound Heart

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