According to His Will

According to His Will

Years ago, a woman learned that her husband was having an affair with another woman. One evening she walked onto the deck where her husband had been standing for a long time. She asked him what he was doing. He replied, “Praying. I’m asking God to tell me what to do.” Her response was, “He’s […]

Hannah: Rock-Solid Hope

Hannah: Rock-Solid Hope

“There is none holy like the Lord:     for there is none besides you;     there is no rock like our God.” 1 Samuel 2:2 Hannah’s Prayer “How long, O Lord?” is a prayer many of us have prayed – sometimes in faith-filled hope and other times in faithless despair. The Christ-life is a marathon not a […]

Remember

Remember

11 Seek the Lord and his strength;     seek his presence continually! 12 Remember the wondrous works that he has done,     his miracles and the judgments he uttered… 1 Chronicles 16:11-12 (emphasis mine) At the beginning of a new year, some people like to choose a focus word for the year ahead. While I have never […]

Oh, I Want to Know You More

Oh, I Want to Know You More

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” James 1:17 Who doesn’t love to receive gifts? Little treats that I would never buy for myself are extra special to me. A couple in my church deliver a Valentine treat bag every year […]