Sin troubles the mind. It plagues the conscience, burdens the soul, weakens the knees and pains the heart. But where there is great pain, there is also great pardon. Israel had sinned and her sin was great. Her cities had been destroyed and she now found herself in the misery … [Read more...] about All our Troubles Removed by Love
Just a Thought
For better or worse, sometimes I only have a single, unqualified thought. This seemed as good a place as any to drop off some shareable quotes, poetry and a nuisance idea for those who need a shot.
Satan was the direct actor in the calamity that cut down Job. Job knew the Sabeans had struck his servants and he knew that the Chaldeans had raided his camels, but what Job said was, "The Lord has given and the Lord has taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord." (Job … [Read more...] about Lord of the Panic
No man ever had his patience tried so thoroughly as Christ did when dealing with the continual weakness and failure of His disciples. Yet His love for those who come to Him in faith is infinite and unconditional. It is this way because it was never dependant on our effort or … [Read more...] about Dirty Feet
“What about this man?”, asked Peter pointing to the Apostle John (John 21:21). Jesus replied, “What is that to you? You follow me.” Jesus' reply is music to my ears. It's a word that liberates us from the loveless, disheartening and fatal art of comparing ourselves with other … [Read more...] about The Fatal Art of Comparing
Two of the most common ways we are taught to treasure Jesus above all else in this world is in the way we deal with loss and in the way we handle forgiveness. And the two things go hand in hand. Forgiveness means letting go of some grievance. It means giving up the charge of … [Read more...] about Little Gain Without Some Loss