Category: Christian Life

Life Will Never Be the Same

“…but Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings only; and he went away to his home, marveling at what had happened.” – Luke 24.12 I would like to piggyback on a small part of… Continue Reading “Life Will Never Be the Same”

God Will Provide for Himself A Lamb

“Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son, and he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So the two of them walked on together. Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, My father!… Continue Reading “God Will Provide for Himself A Lamb”

Remember the Poor Always

“If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother, but you… Continue Reading “Remember the Poor Always”

Shelter in Place

“The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.” Exodus 12.13 Roughly… Continue Reading “Shelter in Place”

The Pilgrim’s Petition for Help: Psalm 123

Have you ever been ridiculed for your faith? What about being mocked or slandered? Christian pilgrims are like salmon swimming upstream against the current of the world’s culture. Each month 322 Christians are killed; 214 churches and their properties destroyed; 722 forms of violence… Continue Reading “The Pilgrim’s Petition for Help: Psalm 123”

WHERE DOES OUR HELP COME FROM?

“I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; from where shall my help come?” – Psalm 121:1 One of the mistakes people make while traveling is not asking for directions. There have been many intensive negotiations between married couples on trips, mainly because… Continue Reading “WHERE DOES OUR HELP COME FROM?”

“Prayer for the Homesick Soul”

“In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me.” Psalm 120.1 What is homesickness? It is defined as “a feeling of longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it.” If you recall your own childhood, you might have… Continue Reading ““Prayer for the Homesick Soul””

“Giving Thanks, Rather than…”

“And there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.” Ephesians 5:4 Those who remember the Disney classic movie, “Bambi” may remember Thumper the rabbit. In one scene Thumper is caught by his… Continue Reading ““Giving Thanks, Rather than…””

“Why is the World So Evil?”

“Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned−” Romans 5:12 Lately, we are hearing in the news not so good news. One example is the recent shooting… Continue Reading ““Why is the World So Evil?””

“Finding Joy in Suffering”

“In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found… Continue Reading ““Finding Joy in Suffering””