Posts under ‘Faith’

Wrath does not belong to you

“Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, ‘Vengeance is Mine, I will repay’ says the Lord. ‘But if your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty give him a drink; for in doing so you will heap burning coals on his head’ […]

Happiness Factor

It’s been a while since I posted a recent blog posting.  My apologies for this.  I have been spending the last couple of years in more spiritual study and in trying to apply what I learn in real life.  The Lord has put it on my heart to begin to work on posting more blogs […]

The Good News

“The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, that is the word of faith we are proclaiming:  That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord”, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  Romans 9″ Just reading these words […]

A Pane of Glass

This morning as the eastern sun was streaming into my living room windows I was reflecting on how we often see the world.  Many years ago when I sat in my master bedroom in a different house, in a different state, my window also had panes of glass.  I realized that if we looked at […]

Meaningful Prayer

I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. Psalm 17:6 The following is taken from the devotional A Daybook of Grace:  “Stop a moment and think.  Is it not often the case, when men stand up to pray in public, or kneel down to […]

The Joy of God’s Presence

The more we enjoy of God, the more we are ravished with delight – Thomas Watson. These words give me great joy.  Why?  Because I have found them to be so true.  The more we know of God in our lives, the more we turn to Him during the course of our day, the more […]

God At Work

I love to share those small articles or messages I find in my daily readings that I think will benefit my readers.  So I hope you will find the following message inspirational as I do.  This is taken from the July 19 entry of A Daybook of Grace.   “It is God who works in you […]

Don’t Forget

The following is taken from the Daily Devotional: Our Daily Bread (www.rbc.org).  Beware that  you do not forget the Lord, Your God. (Deuteronomy 8:7-18) “I don’t agree with those who rail against material things and say that owning stuff is inherently evil.  And I have to admit that I’m a consumer–often tempted to pad my […]

Tattered rags

The following parable is taken from the Daily Devotional:  At the Feet of Jesus by Joanna Weaver.  I hope you get a similar response to this parable as I got.  I will provide further commentary following this June 26 entry. “The beggar could hardly believe his luck!  Just that morning he’d been prowling the streets […]

Prayers: Giving God permission

Prayer is the risen Jesus coming in with His resurrection power, given free rein in our lives, and then using His authority to enter any situation and change things:  Ole Kristian O. Hallesby When I read these words it struck me how true this statement really is.  Only when we allow ourselves to pray to […]