Old vs New Nature

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.  And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.  Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander …

Beauty For Ashes

to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praiseinstead of a spirit of despair - Isaiah 6:2, 3, NIV Free Images Photo When I read this scripture verse, I think of this …

Unexpected Blessing

Then Peter said, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk” (Acts 3:6) It was at the hour of prayer that Peter and John went to the temple. There a lame man was at the gate …

Why Good Friday?

Father Desjardins was saying a prayer and as he kissed the rosary, he opened his eyes because he sensed that he wasn't alone. Ede was standing there, watching him. He put the rosary in the pocket of his Cossack and then beckoned her to approach him. "I'm sorry, Father Desjardins," she apologized. "I didn't mean …

LeAnne Loses Out

"Happy?" Werner asked. Suzette beamed up at him. She looked radiant. "Incredibly." "Me too. We have so much to be thankful for and to celebrate." "Yes, our wedding which is amazing and our bundle of joy." "I'm going to be a Daddy." "Yes, you are. I know that you will be a terrific Dad." "I …

Thank You, Lord

I will thank You, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvellous things You have done.  I will be filled with joy because of You.  I will sing praises to Your name, O Most High (Psalm 9:1, 2) Everyday I thank the Lord for all He is doing in my life …

The Lord Will Answer

The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord will answer my prayer (Psalm 6:9) Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay During the tough times when it seems that no end is in sight, plead with the Lord to show you mercy.  Know that He will answer you because of His great compassion.  It hurts Him …

The Lord Rejoices

The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing – Zephaniah 3:17, KJV The fact that we are so valuable in God's eyes still blows me away. He is in our midst …

My Marvelous God

"You can be sure of this: The Lord has set apart the godly for himself. The Lord will answer when I call to him. Don't sin by letting anger gain control over you. Think about it overnight and remain silent. Offer proper sacrifices, and trust in the Lord. Many people say, "Who will show us …

I Will Sing of Jesus’ Love!

Yesterday I got up as usual to have my early morning devotional.  I havegotten in the habit of spending time with Jesus again.  However, I was tiredbecause I went to bed late the night before.  So, I lay on the sofa andafter I spoke to Jesus, I waited for Him to answer.  I fell asleep …

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