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“There’s not a friend like the lowly Jesus, No, not one! No, not one! None else could heal all our soul’s diseases, No, not one! No, not one!” “Jesus knows all about our struggles, He will guide till the day is done; There’s not a friend like the lowly Jesus, No, not one! No, not […]
We need not fear death. We may die, but we don’t stay dead. When Christ arose, all his people rose with him.
Lord, we pray today for our loved ones who are far from you. Open their eyes so that light from heaven may come flooding in. Give us grace to keep believing while we wait for the answer to come from heaven. Amen.
You can have the pleasures of sin or you can have the joy of the Lord, but you can’t have both at the same time.
Lord, give me gritty faith that will never give up until the answer comes. Amen.
If Jesus is the only way to heaven, the kindest thing we can do is to let the world know.
“I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.” Abraham Lincoln
Better to suffer divine discipline than to continue in sin. Better to repent than to wish we had.
“Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart; naught be all else to me, save that thou art – thou my best thought, by day or by night; waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.” Old Irish hymn, translated by Mary Byrne
“If the world from you withhold of its silver and its gold, And you have to get along with meager fare, Just remember, in His Word, how He feeds the little bird— Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there.” Refrain: “Leave it there, leave it there, Take your burden to the Lord […]
God never wastes his burdens. When God gives a burden, we may be sure it is because he intends to give an answer.
We can’t avoid being hurt, but we can choose not to be bitter about it.
Try loving your enemies today. Hating them never worked anyway.
Sometimes the most loving thing you can do is to tell the truth even when people don’t want to hear it.
The world is full of discouraged people who feel like giving up. Whose burden will you bear today?
Hugh Hefner, founder of the Playboy world empire, died last week at the age of 91. We all know the legacy he left behind. While rummaging through my files, I came across a quote from a 1964 Dick Van Dyke episode called “The Man from Emperor.” In it a longtime friend of Rob Petrie (played by […]
You can have the praise of man, or you can have God’s approval, but you can’t have both. Which one do you want today?
You will be amazed by grace precisely to the degree that you are shocked by your own sin.
“The earth shall soon dissolve like snow, The sun forbear to shine, But God who called me here below Shall be forever mine!” From “Amazing Grace” by John Newton
Love is a choice. You’ll find out what that means when you decide to love someone who hates you.
“Serve the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs” (Psalm 100:2). “Beware of singing as if you were half dead, or half asleep; but lift up your voice with strength.” John Wesley “As long as we live, there is never enough singing.” Martin Luther
My Father, teach me to trust you even when circumstances aren’t going my way. Amen
Good work, righteous work, even holy work, can become a distraction if we are not centered upon the Lord. Knowing Christ must come before serving Christ or else our service will be barren and our hearts will be frustrated.
“I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way. The eye’s a better pupil and more willing than the ear, Fine counsel is confusing, but example’s always clear; And the best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds, […]
“Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father, There is no shadow of turning with Thee; Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not As Thou hast been Thou forever wilt be.” “Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness! Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy hand hath provided— […]
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