Rejoice!

He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay - Matthew 28:6 This morning I read three Gospel accounts of the resurrection of Jesus. The empty tomb meant that Jesus had risen as He had said He would. We can always trust in His Word and …

God’s Presence

How can you tell that you are in God's presence?  Here are some tips that I came across: He speaks clearly. What He says is consistent with His word and Jesus’ life. He gives you a solution. He gives you guidance and direction. He says something that you know could only come from God. He …

Patience

But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing - James 1:4 I was looking over some notes I had taken on one of Dr. Charles Stanley's sermons on patience.  This sermon was preached at the time when God was working with me to help me to be …

God, Our Strength and Salvation

“Be our strength each day and our salvation in times of trouble” - Isaiah 33:2 God gives us the strength to get through each day especially if we are experiencing stress and difficulties at our workplace.  A friend of mine is going through a tough time right now where she works but she gets through …

God Lifted Me Up

I waited patiently for the Lord to help me,and he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire.  He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.  He has given me a new song to …

Singing

I will sing to the LORD, Because He has dealt bountifully with me - Psalm 13:6 Ranan means to sing, shout, cry out.  Ranan is often used to express joy, exultation which seems to demand loud singing, especially when it comes to praising God. Isaiah 12:6 Proverbs 8:3 Psalm 32:11 Shir calls people to express …

The Birth of Jesus Christ

“Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” - Luke 2:14 The most wonderful event in history occurred one night in the city of David.  Mary gave birth to her first Child, a Son.  She wrapped Him snugly in strips of cloth and laid Him in the manger because there …

In Every Season…Praise Him

It was on a Wednesday evening when *Dora was listening to Christian music on YouTube.  The artist was someone she had never heard of before until her aunt sent her an email about him.  The songs were very uplifting but the one which really got to her was the one called, Holy, Holy, Holy.  It …

Coping As Best As We Can

It has been over a month since we lost our dear son.  There are times when I feel fine and there are other times when I break down and sob uncontrollably because the pain is so deep.  It's deep, deep down and it hurts.  The void he has left in our lives is like a …

Do it

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it - Chuck Palahniuk Change is a good thing--sometimes.  It takes courage to step outside of your comfort zone and follow your dreams wherever they take you.  You will have the naysayers and doubters on …

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