Month: July 2019

  • God Never Fails! The Bible Says So

    God never fails! How do I know? The Bible says so. “Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: For the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him […]

  • God Never Wastes Heartbreak

    Is there anyone among us who has not known heartbreak? Death stole someone you love. A friend betrayed you. A spouse deserted you. A child disappointed you. An illness interrupted your life. Heartbreak comes in all shapes and sizes, and it changes us. In our pain we cry out, Why? I have no adequate answer […]

  • Seeking the Cure for a Chronic Condition

    I have a chronic condition. No worries. It isn’t life-threatening. But it is life-impacting, causing extreme distress and misery. The diagnosis—negative thinking. Usually I talk about this when it’s in remission (symptoms have lifted for a while). The problem with a chronic condition: it keeps recurring. Out of nowhere my thoughts took a downturn. Negative […]

  • Our Safety Net…the Name of the Lord

    Safe places in today’s world are scarce. We need a safety net. Terrorism. Crime in our cities. Home invasions. Road rage. We’re threatened on every side. But have you heard? “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous runneth into it, and is safe” (Proverbs 18:10). That’s good information, don’t you think? […]

  • The Quest for Rest…Summarizing the Study

    I’ve been in the “quest for rest” classroom a long while. You’re thinking I must not be learning the lesson very well. It’s an on-going curriculum, and I’m in the graduate program. In fact, I’m grasping the principles so well that God continually gives me opportunities to apply them. When I entered the course, I’d […]