He who keeps you will never take His eyes off you and never drift off to sleep.
Commonplace stock phrases like "follow your heart" are so prevalent in our culture that e don’t think twice when we see them plastered on greeting cards, posters, and children’s clothing. They sure sound positive, upright and true, but Jesus says something different. The sins that defile us, actually start with your heart. “Out of a person’s... Continue Reading →
4 “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? 5 And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders 6 and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together... Continue Reading →
You call me out upon the waters The great unknown where feet may fail And there I find You in the mystery In oceans deep My faith will stand And I will call upon Your name And keep my eyes above the waves When oceans rise My soul will rest in Your embrace For I... Continue Reading →
I recently learned that the Greek word for "Trial" (as in, "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds") means "restricted and bound". Many people consider "religion" to be just another set of restrictions, a big list of DON'Ts. But actually, God wants us unrestricted, set free. He understands... Continue Reading →
I dreaded going out to the party last night. Back home I practically never go out at night because I have a job that requires an extremely early start time. In addition to that, I don't really care for being around large groups of people who are drinking. It's just not my favorite thing; I... Continue Reading →
"The enemy wants to put guilt on us, so that we think only spending three minutes in God's Word or having a card with a Scripture verse pasted to a mirror is trivial and won't make a difference. But God knows where we are and delights in us. He loves that one little verse being... Continue Reading →