“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you.” -James 4:7-8 I have a … Continue reading The Problem With Submission…
“May your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” -Matthew 6:10 Many times, if we’re honest, our prayers contain a very personal aspect – our will. There … Continue reading Devotional Pondering – A Hard Truth: His will isn’t always our will!
“…so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and … Continue reading If You Can’t Stand The Heat…No, Seriously Stand it For Just a Bit Longer…
“I’ve little strength to call my own,And what I’ve done, before thy throneI here confess, is small;But on thy strength. O God, I lean,And through the blood that makes me … Continue reading Truth & Dare: A Confession and a surrender.
Arise my soul, arise, Shake off thy guilty fears; The bleeding sacrifice in my behalf appears; Before the throne my surety stands, my name is written on his hands. (Charles … Continue reading “Arise my soul”…words to ponder!
“You never go away from us, yet we have difficulty in returning to You. Come, Lord, stir us up and call us back. Kindle and seize us. Be our fire … Continue reading I Surrender All?
When the sails have been lofted And the gusts of winds, Not in our favor, have shifted All of our hopes and dreams Sometimes finding jagged rocks Upon distant … Continue reading Complete Surrender (A Poem)
I held it in my hands, not knowing what was underneath it. It looked like any ordinary branch from the top, wooden and covered in a flaky ashen grey bark. … Continue reading Rotten from the Inside or Transformed?
I want to grasp your hand dear Lord But my grip is oh so weak An ebbing strength of childlike hands dulled senses, calloused and poor. Yet as fingertips extend … Continue reading At the moment of resignation and surrender (Poem)
“Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) It’s from the ‘Lord’s prayer’. You’ve probably recited it any number of times, … Continue reading Whose ‘Will’ is it?
The other day I was driving down the road when I realized that I had neglected to fill my van with gas. I was on ‘E’ and the warning light … Continue reading Got Faith?