Tag Archives: hope

The Grace Escape

The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broke places. ~ Ernest Hemingway He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.  Psalm 147:3 I have so many chips and cracks in my soul it is amazing … Continue reading

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Is God Good?

In a church I belonged to years ago the person who opened the service always opened with these words: God is good ALL THE TIME; All the time GOD IS GOOD. Do you know deep down, rock-solid, for dead sure, … Continue reading

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The Lord Reigns In Zion

‘Behold, your King is coming to you, Lowly, and sitting on a donkey, A colt, the foal of a donkey.’”   Matthew 21:5 On July 22, 2013, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and his wife Kate, had … Continue reading

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People Get Ready

Keep awake therefore, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming…Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour. ~ Jesus We’re so sorry Uncle Albert But we haven’t … Continue reading

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A Sin Too Far

Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him… Matthew 12:32 As a pastor I certainly have discovered over the years … Continue reading

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The Coming Joy-mageddon

“And from Jesus Christ…the ruler of the kings of the earth.”               Revelation 1:5 When we hear “kings,” we think about the sphere of government or politics because in our day power tends to be divided up into different spheres — … Continue reading

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Faith to Finish

Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses …let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.  Hebrews 12:1 I’ve finished three full marathons (26.2 miles) and almost 20 Half Marathons. At the start … Continue reading

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Hattie’s Song

“The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal till it was all leavened.”~ Jesus The bedraggled man sat in my office and tried to wet his lips, but his tongue … Continue reading

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Is It Worth It?

They sing a new song: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slaughtered and by your blood you ransomed for God saints from every tribe and language and people and nation; you … Continue reading

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Ask Me About My Soul

Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will declare what He has done for my soul. Psalm 66:16 I walked down a busy street in the rain to a coffee house to warm my body and settle … Continue reading

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