God Will Carry You

And I will still be carrying you when you are old. Your hair will turn gray, and I will still carry you. I made you, and I will carry you to safety - Isaiah 46:4, ERV  How comforting and encouraging it is to know that God will still carry us when we are old. No matter …

No More Sadness

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away - Revelation 21:4 She was in the shower when it happened.  The pain was deep and the tears flowed like the water …

Helplessness

No one likes to feel helpless.  There are many examples in the Bible where people were powerless to do anything in the situations they faced.  When Hagar, the Egyptian servant was in the wilderness with her son, the water soon ran out.  The Bible says,  she left the boy in the shade of a bush.  …

Mary Said Yes!

Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word” - Luke 1:38 When the angel, Gabriel appeared to a young virgin named, Mary, in the town of Nazareth and told her that she would have a Son, she found the news astonishing seeing that she had …

For This Reason…

The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work - 1 John 3:8, NIV When it comes to the meaning of Christmas, we always think of the nativity scene with Joseph, Mary and Jesus in the manger with the cattle lowing.  We think of the  angels who  appeared to the shepherds …

Faith in Action

If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food,  and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit?  Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, …

My Shepherd

Psalm 23:  1-4 (NLT) 1 The Lord is my shepherd;     I have all that I need. 2 He lets me rest in green meadows;     he leads me beside peaceful streams. 3     He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths,     bringing honor to his name. 4 Even when I walk     through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid,     for …

The Path/Destination #writephoto

A path flanked by trees stretches out before me.  I proceed cautiously because of the mist which unfurls like a ghost’s hand.  It clears as I draw closer.  That chases away the uneasiness in the pit of my stomach and my steps become bolder.  When I reach the other side, I am greeted by the …

The Storms

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble – Psalm 46:1 Some trials are like thunderstorms—ephemeral—they come suddenly and then are gone within a short time.  Other trials linger until we wonder if we will ever come out of them.  During those times, what do we do?  Do we let ourselves …

Finish the Race

"And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,  except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me.  But I don’t place any value on my life, if only I can finish my …

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